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2006
Anyone who has seen the award-winning film The Ditchdigger's Daughter will know the story of Rita Thornton. When she was a child, her father, who worked as a ditchdigger, wanted all six of his daughters to become doctors. Back then, her father's dream seemed farfetched. But next week, during NJIT's spring commencement, Thornton will fulfill her father's dream. >>