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Anderson receives praise from BIA students in S.D.

Students at a Bureau of Indian Affairs school in South Dakota gave rave reviews to assistant secretary Dave Anderson.

The new BIA head visited Cheyenne Eagle Butte High School on Wednesday. Students were impressed what he has done with his life and said he was inspirational.

Anderson overcame alcohol and substance abuse to create successful businesses. "A lot of people aren't too upbeat about their own lives around here, and he got them to think about the future," sophomore Abbey LaPlante told The Rapid City Journal.

Anderson visited four BIA schools in North Dakota and South Dakota this week. He is wrapping up his tour today.

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