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 Shannon Dickerson, right, and her son Levi, 8, have breakfast before cracking the books Thursday. Dickerson, a Georgia Southern grad, home-schools her son at the family's north Macon home, where the dining room doubles as a classroom.
BEAU CABELL/THE TELEGRAPH Shannon Dickerson, right, and her son Levi, 8, have breakfast before cracking the books Thursday. Dickerson, a Georgia Southern grad, home-schools her son at the family's north Macon home, where the dining room doubles as a classroom. BEAU CABELL bcabell@macon.com
BEAU CABELL/THE TELEGRAPH Shannon Dickerson, right, and her son Levi, 8, have breakfast before cracking the books Thursday. Dickerson, a Georgia Southern grad, home-schools her son at the family's north Macon home, where the dining room doubles as a classroom. BEAU CABELL bcabell@macon.com

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