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Warden Guffy tells BJCC grads about recovering from an embarrassing public stumble


Kathleen Lourde

Warden Becky Guffy tells new BJCC graduates about her own (literal) stumble in front of Walmart a few days ago.

Fifty-four young men participated in Bill Johnson Correctional Center's graduation ceremony on Friday, June 22, receiving their certificates of having completed their high school equivalent education.

Warden Becky Guffy welcomed friends and family to BJCC, thanking them for being their to support their new graduate.

From there, however, her speech differed from those she'd given in the past at similar events.

"I normally do a 'Welcome to Bill Johnson' kind of thing and I have a couple quotes from Maya Angelou and, oh, Dr. Seuss was the last one I used, but the good Lord hit me over the head...

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