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For 18 years she lived in Chester’s housing projects. Now she’s returned to inspire

For Marrea Walker-Smith, the words still sting. “You aren’t going to be anything because you come from the housing project.” Decades ago, a 10th grade history teacher at Chester High School said those words to her in conversation. As soon as Walker-Smith’s mother, Dolores Walker, found out, she headed to the school and told the teacher she thought his comment was inappropriate and flat-out untrue. […]