“I want you to know that as an alumnus, and as your governor, I support every single one of you on the cadet team, and I support you. I am one of you,” Northam said. “My experience at VMI, and the way it has shaped me and my life, has led me to do everything I can to make this institution we all love a better, stronger place. stronger.
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