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By John Lanier

BHS Graduates Come Together As 'Family'


Last updated 6/13/2017 at 6:43pm

John Lanier

Ashley McBee and her mother, Shelia Norman, share a moment after Friday evening's Brevard High School graduation ceremony at Brevard Music Center.

Overcoming adversity, supporting one another and creating one's future were the common themes of those speaking before 153 graduates at Brevard High's commencement ceremony Friday evening at the Brevard Music Center.

BHS Valedictorian Samuel Farrar began his speech on a lighter note, saying, "Four years ago, when I first walked into high school, I hardly spoke to anyone, ever. Now I'm making a speech in front of thousands of people. I'm sure this will go well."

Farrar focused on the theme that family is more than just one's blood relatives.

"Family includes all of the people that support...

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