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Graduate Angelica Ortega smiles before crossing the stage during the graduation ceremony for Emerson High School at the Oklahoma City campus of Langston University, Thursday, May 16, 2013. Emerson is an alternative education high school for students who need non-traditional learning because of a variety of reasons including teen pregnancy, homelessness and a need to work to support family.  Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman