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Bright Nfor will be graduating from Hawley High School and will continue her education at Concordia College. Nfor is an exchange student from Cameroon, and her father is a friend of a local pastor who met the family while doing missionary work in Africa. David Samson / The Forum

Bright future: Churches rally to help African girl get education

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Hawley, Minn. - Hawley High School senior Bright Nfor already has an ambitious agenda for when she becomes president of Cameroon, in west Africa.

She'll crack down on corruption and make sure more girls go to school.

The teen has some powerful momentum. This month, Bright, the eldest of nine siblings, will become the first in her family to graduate from high school.

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