Tribute by Leigh Smith
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August 28, 2022


Leigh Smith


As a young black girl growing up in blue collar Buffalo, N.Y. in the 60s and 70s and watching Ms. Nicolas at the controls as Lieutenant; Commander; Captain of the communications on the Enterprise Star Ship she gave me the courage to attend college and choose computer science as my major.
May your soul travel far far far into the universe.

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