Shannon's Story Daniel talks with Shannon Faulkner, who's back home today in Powdersville, South Carolina, after quitting the Citadel. Shannon made history last week by being the first female to be admitted to the all-male military college. Shannon says she dropped out for health reasons; the emotional stress of the last two years finally caught up with her.
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Shannon's Story

Shannon's Story

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Daniel talks with Shannon Faulkner, who's back home today in Powdersville, South Carolina, after quitting the Citadel. Shannon made history last week by being the first female to be admitted to the all-male military college. Shannon says she dropped out for health reasons; the emotional stress of the last two years finally caught up with her.