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Descendants of people displaced to create Denver’s Auraria campus will finally get free college tuition

Abenicio Rael’s mother, Irene, was one of hundreds of people forced to leave their homes in Denver’s oldest neighborhood before it was razed to make way for the Auraria campus in the 1970s.  That made him eligible for the Displaced Aurarian Scholarship, though he soon found the limits of its promise of free tuition at […]