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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Shirley Ort has been collecting magazines, clippings and cookie cutters over a long period of time.  She plans to finally get around to put them to use now that she has a little more time on her hands. Photographed in her home June 17, 2016.  (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Ort ready to write next chapter

Shirley Ort directed the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid for 19 years and created the Carolina Covenant, which helps poor students graduate debt-free. But at age 70, she knew it was time to move on.
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