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DALTON, Ga. (AP) - In many ways, Desaray Carroll is a typical high school teenager.

She texts nonstop, hangs out with her friends, goes to the movies and out to eat.

The 19-year-old Coahulla Creek High School student is surrounded with a family and friends who love and support her, so much so they campaigned for the student body to elect her prom queen a few weeks ago.

The Daily Citizen reportsthat everyone except Carroll seemed sure she would win.

But after a lifetime of being picked on for being different, she never thought she could be the same as those around her.

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