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Obstacles Inspire Conforti To Achieve Goals - Brevard, NC


Last updated 7/10/2017 at 5:40pm

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Lisa Conforti

A native of New Jersey, Lisa Conforti now considers Brevard her home. She and her family moved here four years ago, when Lisa was entering her freshman year of high school.

At first she felt isolated. She planned to leave as soon as she could and was suffering what she describes as "an existential crisis."

However, she had displayed an impressive level of tenacity at an early age: she was in special education classes in grade school, and when told by a teacher that she simply would not be able to do regular schoolwork, she took it as a challenge. She banished the feeling of worthlessnes...

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