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Elsberry R-II student leaves his mark for all to see

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 11:44 am

Charles Fraction

There is nothing like walking onto the hardwood court and hearing the sounds of sneakers running across the paint. There is a feeling of accomplishment that falls across the school as visitors gaze upon the many trophies and banners strung throughout the hallways and gym. But there is also a legacy that gets left behind by a handful of students who leave their mark painted on the walls. Joining this elite group is Charles Fraction, who now in his senior year, painted his masterpiece on the southern wall of the high school gymnasium with the Elsberry Indians as his muse.

“I started drawing my freshman year and I really wasn’t that good but my friend told me I could go somewhere if I kept drawing and drawing,” said Fraction. “So I looked up stuff on You Tube and looked up people on the Internet and studied their way and then added my own twists to stuff.”

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