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Old 05-06-2004, 09:40 AM   #1
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Tribal college graduate overcomes adversity
Thursday, May 6, 2004

Robyn Pepion, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, never finished high school. But this Friday, she is receiving a degree from the United Tribes Technical College in North Dakota.

Pepion, a single mother, escaped an abusive relationship to enroll and finish college. She is graduating with a degree from the injury prevention program. She found the program a natural fit and is now speaking out against domestic violence.

Pepion plans to go into nursing and help abuse victims.

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Journey to graduation a long one (The Bismarck Tribune 5/6)

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