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2 Arizonans Honored By White House As 'Champions Of Change'

Amanda Tachine
(Photo by Sarah Ventre- KJZZ)
Amanda Tachine was one of two people from Arizona honored for work with an organization called Native SOAR, a mentorship program for Native American students.

The White House recently recognized its Champions of Change - individuals it believes are doing extraordinary things in their communities.

Amanda Tachine was one of two people from Arizona honored for work with an organization called Native SOAR, a mentorship program for Native American students. She started by introducing herself in Navajo.

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