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At the 21st Annual Connecticut Immigration Day, 12-year-old Ayanna lowered the microphone by almost a foot before sharing her powerful message. At the end of her speech, all ears in the standing-room-only crowd at the State Capitol in Hartford listened intently. In front of news reporters, cameras, politicians, and lawmakers, she shared the lesson she learned by listening to immigrants in her own community.

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