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KINGSTON - If you look at Sylvia Boguszâ€™s resume, you might reach the conclusion that she is just another college over-achiever. But youâ€™d just be getting a small part of her story.
Thatâ€™s because nowhere in the South Kingstown residentâ€™s summary of academic and professional accomplishments does she list her triumphs over near-fatal injuries she suffered when a drunken driver ran into her June 23, 2007. The incident, during which she was struck by a vehicle going 100 miles per hour and subsequently thrown 125 feet, happened just a week after her graduation from South Kingstown High School and a week after she had already begun classes in the University of Rhode Islandâ€™s Talent Development Program.
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