Student wins prize for powerful speech

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CHICAGO, Ill. (WCIA) — A Decatur student wowed a crowdd when she gave a speech which made her school district proud.

Aliyah Houston is a student at Dennis Lab School.

She delivered a powerful rendition of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” speech.

She performed at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Oratorical Competition and got second place.

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