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University of Montana President candidate finalist Mirta Martin believes in higher education, University of Montana

September 11, 2017View for printing

When Mirta Martin wanted to go to college, she didn't have money for the application fee.

"I remember people giving me a chance. I remember a teacher actually wrote the check to apply that got me to Duke University because we had no money to even write checks for those applications.

"Now, it's my time to pass it forward. It's my time to help others achieve what I've been able to achieve," Martin said.

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