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Daouda Adama, 35, moved to Steamboat from West Africa in 2002 and credits community members and friends for the associate degree he earned Saturday.

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West African man comes from civil war to earn degree

Daouda Adama is proud of just one thing: The Senegalese flag will soon hang in the Colorado Mountain College library. The 35-year-old West African man spoke humbly about graduating Saturday with his associate of the arts degree from CMC's Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs.

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