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James Richard Smith

He was born in Chestertown, Maryland in 1990. He moved to North Carolina about a month after He was born. He lived in Morganton, North Carolina for a long time. Here is where he would play my first musical instrument in a band. He played clarinet in the middle school band. Now He lives in Valdese, North Carolina and he plays bassoon in the east burke wind ensemble, tuba in the east burke marching band and clarinet in the jazz ensemble at East Burke Highs School.

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