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Rachel Jeantel Keeps Her Promise To Trayvon

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Attorney Rod Vereen and Rachel Jeantel

Today, Rachel Jeantel was presented with her high school diploma, fulfilling a promise she made to Trayvon Martin. Sybrina Fulton was looking on.

Crossing the stage on Friday “is just the beginning of my life,” Jeantel said.

Jeantel was on the phone with Trayvon when he told her that he was being followed and she heard George Zimmerman ask Trayvon what he was doing there and a “bump” to Trayvon’s cell phone. Zimmerman shot the unarmed 17-year old in the heart, killing him. Read the rest of this entry

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