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A local perspective on poverty

“You’ve been given something very special. And if you don’t share it, you suck.” Matt Reeves, co-founder and co-director of the Frazee Dream Center in Greenville, had this message to share with well over 100 Furman students yesterday at his talk on growing up poor in Greenville.

Reeves, who began the community center with his wife Jenny in 2006 after years of just “making money,” spoke from the front of the Watkins Room stage without the need for a microphone. Today, the center operates a free preschool, an after school program and a summer program that serves under-resourced children in Greenville.

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