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Senator Tim Scott at RB Stall High School

US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) visited RB Stall High School to speak to the student body about his experiences as a young man while attending the school.

 

Senator Scott graduated RB Stall in 1983. In his speech, he recounts being in high school and the difficulties and uncertain future he faced while growing up in a single parent household.

 

Senator Scott is a native of the City of North Charleston. Sworn in on January 3, 2013, he is one of eight African-American members to have ever served in the US Senate. Senator Scott was elected in 2010 to the 112th Congress and served as the 1st Republican African-American Representative from South Carolina since 1897.

 

Photo by Ryan Johnson

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Taken on February 19, 2013