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When David Damman was introduced to the advertising business in a design class at Pratt Institute in New York, he lost interest in everything else.

“It was like the stadium lights coming on,” said Damman, who started at WestWayne as senior vice president and creative director in August.

After that one class, he quit school, hired an instructor to help him put together a portfolio, moved to Minneapolis and asked the shop he admired most, Fallon, for a job.

He still has the rejection letter.

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