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Cynthia Cordova went back to school to earn her GED, and later her associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, and started work this month with Rock-Nobles Community Corrections. She also works as part-time victim’s advocate at the Southwest Crisis Center. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)

Long road leads to success for Cordova

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WORTHINGTON — Cynthia Cordova still recalls the first time she saw snow.

It was 1996, and she was the 16-year-old daughter of a migrant worker from Texas who, after years of shuttling seasonally between there and the Del Monte plant in Sleepy Eye, finally decided to stay put.

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Jane Moore
Jane has been a contributing writer to the Daily Globe since 1997. Previously, she held professional positions in corporate communications, alumni relations and journalism. She earned a B.A. in English with a minor in German at Carleton College. Jane handles the weekly "Looking Back" column and frequently writes education, fine arts and news features for the Daily Globe. Her blog can be viewed at www.timeformoore.areavoices.com.
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