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Valedictorian, Twin with Cerebral Palsy, Hopes to Fight Disease


by David Whiting

Asked if there will be anything special about high school graduation, Lizbeth Gomez glances down and shyly shares, “I’ll be valedictorian.”

After chatting with this 17-year-old senior for nearly two hours, it’s an astonishing accomplishment to reveal so late in an interview. But when you get to know Gomez, you come to understand that being humble is more than a value.

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