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Livingstone student gives back at back-to-school event

The fall semester began at Livingstone College on Aug. 20, but Samiydah Dy’Meen Kearney began working long before that.

That’s because before the academic year began, Kearney collected pencils, notepads and other supplies — and services — for Salisbury school children. She did it under the student organization Women with Curls, which she founded a year ago.

Kearney said she wanted to provide school supplies for area children because she knows what it’s like to go without. Her mother, Sarita Faison, was a single parent who raised her and three other children without help.

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