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Taft High's Harrison Wynn has dreams that go far beyond volleyball

Taft High's Harrison Wynn has dreams that go far beyond volleyball

Sitting on the edge of his bed, Harrison Wynn looks up at headlines that spark his imagination: "The Electric Race Car." "The Rise of the Insect Drones." "20 Bold Ideas." "Flying Saucers." "American Energy Independence."

Plastered on the 17-year-old high school senior's bedroom wall are magazine covers from Popular Science and Popular Mechanic. Hanging behind his bed is a large print of a circa 1932 Lewis Hine photograph showing 11 iron workers having lunch from the 69th floor of the RCA Building in New York City, their feet dangling from a girder.

"Whenever I get bored, I look at these to get some inspiration,"...

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