Donna Smith with a self-portrait of her son that he sketched when he was in high school Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C.
Donna Smith with a self-portrait of her son that he sketched when he was in high school Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
Donna Smith with a self-portrait of her son that he sketched when he was in high school Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com

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