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Tamani's Story - Plant a Seed...

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When Tamani was young, she couldn't answer the common question "What do you want to be when you grow up?"  She didn't know.  She wasn't focused on that.  She spent more energy trying to survive as the only girl (other than her mom) in a house of boys.  In addition to 2 brothers, she had 8 cousins—all boys.  "I was a product of my environment," Tamani said.  Her world was very small.  Her mom worked for Richardson & Co. and her dad was an entrepreneur—he owned a record store and a hoagie stand.  But that was something he did with "the boys".
When her mom's company got involved with Junior Achievement, she decided to sign Tamani up for the Company Program.
 

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