Gracie Szakin had few concerns in early March. She was midway through her final semester
at Oklahoma State University, preparing to put the final touches on the relatively
easy 13-hour semester she had orchestrated so she would be able to spend extra time
The 21-year-old was looking forward to flying to Los Angeles over spring break to
visit her brother, Zach. And, probably best of all, she had a job waiting for her
after walking across the Gallagher-Iba Arena stage at commencement May 9.