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November 27, 2013
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Nine winners announced in Carson school essay contest

For Bordewich-Bray fifth-grader Vidhi Pandit, the Carson City School District’s essay contest was an opportunity to reflect. “Until now I have never thought about why I love the United States of America,” she wrote in her essay. “I have only thought that I love it.” Through her writing, she surmises that the resolve Americans have shown in times of adversity inspired her love of country. “We live in a country founded by people who are focused and determined to succeed,” she said. “These people have overcome many of the obstacles, difficulties, and challenges they faced.” Vidhi was announced during Tuesday’s …

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