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Help on Heels: Jacob Tobia Runs for NYC Youth

MSNBC2National media took notice when Duke University junior and Benjamin N. Duke scholar Jacob Tobia ran to raise money for the Ali Forney Center and New York City’s homeless LGBT youth. Hurricane Sandy devastated the center. Jacob didn’t just run… he ran in high heels. Yes, he runs well in heels. Go Jacob! Watch the MSNBC interview video and Jacob’s preview video.

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