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Conrad Proctor, 7 and a Joplin second grader, holds U.S. flags on his head as educators enter MSSU's Taylor Performing Arts Center Monday morning, Aug. 15, 2011, prior to a new school year kickoff. Joplin classes begin Wednesday.
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