|"It would motivate us more," says Gayla Collier enthusiastically. "We're starting off small but it would say that we can be big too. Our future doesn't have to stop here."|
|"It would be cool, but I'm jealous," says Jacob Moss. "It would add credential to what we're doing if someone like Tom Hanks took the time to come here."|
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Gaynell Buffinet Payne is a writer, single mother, and student at Volunteer State Community College. She also blogs for Vol State's Returning Adult Learners.