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By Stephanie Thompson

Lessons learned at Boys State


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Alexander Shafe

Learning how the government and court system works were just a couple of the highlights for one student.

Green River High School junior Alexander Shafe recently traveled to Douglas to attend Wyoming Boys State, which is sponsored by the American Legion. Shafe's trip was paid for by the American Legion Tom Whitmore Post 28.

"This wouldn't have been possible if it wasn't for the legion," Shafe said.

According to the website, Boys State takes place annually in June and is a chance for high-school juniors from across the state to participate in a week's worth of activities...

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