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Obstacles Inspire Conforti To Achieve Goals - Brevard, NC Transylvania Times July 10, 2017

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 worthlessness, which had come from her perceived inability and replaced it with a determination to prove that she could

Community Yard Sale Raises $400 for the Students

Community Yard Sale Supported the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program On Saturday, July 8, Connestee Falls held a well-attended community yard sale. Vender tables were numerous and interesting. None was more interesting, however, than the table supporting the Connestee Falls Student Program. Wares were donated by residents of both Connestee Falls and Brevard. There were some real finds such as 60 cup coffee urns, stainless steel ice tubs, clothing for both men and women and Department 56 Christmas collectibles. Some items were just fun such as the light-up reindeer antler hat modeled by an anonymous purchaser. The table raised $400. Unsold items were donated to SAFE for sale in their

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