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To whom much is given, much is expected. A Better Chance has been a life altering experience and one that I will continue to pay forward.
Khary P. Barnes, A Better Chance Scholar in Second Mile A Better Chance Class of 1998
BS Cornell University ‘02, MBA Harvard Business School ‘19
Vice President & General Manager, Global Commerical Services, American Express

Thank you so much for supporting future generations of A Better Chance Scholars.

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