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POY: Runner UpMadeline Gray, North State Journal Daeqwon Currie, a recovered heroin addict, sits beside his grandmother's grave where he goes to seek solace in his hometown of Wilson. Daeqwon is building a new foundation working at Dunkin Donuts and regularly attending Farmington Heights Church of God as he continues to stay clean.

POY: Runner Up

Madeline Gray, North State Journal

Daeqwon Currie, a recovered heroin addict, sits beside his grandmother's grave where he goes to seek solace in his hometown of Wilson. Daeqwon is building a new foundation working at Dunkin Donuts and regularly attending Farmington Heights Church of God as he continues to stay clean.