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Terri Givens a role model for the ages

Michael Barnes

Terri Givens, who grew up in Spokane, Wash., stretched her social horizons simply by stepping onto the Stanford University campus.

“Walking into the freshman dorm, I saw all these dark-skinned guys,” Givens, 48, recalls. “I learned they were Indian and Pakistani. For the first time, I thought about there being dark-skinned people who aren’t African-American.”

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