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Boca Ciega student finds friends and family through his love for music listen

01/17/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday


A student at Boca Ciega High School lives a pretty normal life now, but it wasn’t always that way. Devon Rismay spent 10 years bouncing around foster and group homes before finally finding a mom; and a talent.

Devon Rismay loves to sing the Blues. It’s not surprising that the teenager picked a genre indicative of longing and sadness. Rismay was taken from his parents as a young boy in the Virgin Islands. He looked forward to be reunited with them, but that ...

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