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    by Nicole Fruge posted September 2, 2011

    Tajeria Beacham at Lakeside apartments during a party. Holly Orr, Tajeria's mother, said the family used to live in the Cabrini Green housing projects in Chicago, which were subsequently torn down. Looking for a fresh start, the family moved to Iowa City. Tajeria, who recently graduated from Iowa City High School, is the first in her family to attend college. —Rachel Mummey

    Tajeria Beacham at Lakeside apartments during a party. Holly Orr, Tajeria’s mother, said the family used to live in the Cabrini Green housing projects in Chicago, which were subsequently torn down. Looking for a fresh start, the family moved to Iowa City. Tajeria, who recently graduated from Iowa City High School, is the first in her family to attend college. —Rachel Mummey

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