Equity in Action

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When Faced with Difficulties, It Brings Out the Kind of Person You Truly Are

By: Juanito Piper, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

I started working labor jobs young to earn money and doing so helped guide my values and gain a respect for every type of job out there. I just personally sat back and evaluated my future and didn’t want to work a manual labor job the rest of my life.