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Cloquet sprinter Richmond Seju, a Liberian refugee, is one of the area's fastest runners. He's also an outstanding artist. (Clint Austin /

Prep boys track preview: Cloquet's Seju making most of chance to run free

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Richmond Seju spent the bulk of his adolescence on the run, but he wasn’t training to be a track star.

He was trying to stay alive.


Up until 2008, Seju lived in Liberia, the African nation ravaged by civil war. Amid a conflict that made rampant use of child soldiers, Seju and his family rarely lingered.

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