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Our next story is it true story of perseverance a high school graduate who was homeless and who worked as a generator now has the opportunity of a lifetime.
She's gone from homeless to Harvard was with.
Live now with more on her very special story Elizabeth.
Yes hi Amanda once homeless North Carolina teen is headed -- Harvard and the follow she is it truly example of beating the odds.
Don't the holidays.
When Donna Hawkins -- high school diploma and the auditorium filled with thousands of erupted the Harvard University -- grad beat the odds and the crowd knew it.
Log -- used to be homeless I found myself.
Absolutely homeless was nowhere to go.
I stay in their friends' houses in between the log -- child.
It was complicated by eviction as a parent involved with drugs and hunger she only felt peace after being sent away to school her junior year.
But when she returned there was something missing.
Her parents they had moved leading her to fend for herself fashioned -- statistic.
And most kids in my situation.
Do not overcome this.
-- turn to drugs and intentional.
Trying a school employee took log -- in and the teamwork seventeen under to make a living.
She was on campus long before sunrise to -- -- off the floor and vacuum hallways who has I think.
In her ticket as insanity.
And she knew it was the way out all that hard work for dreams of stability and -- -- and my.
Teacher is going to -- great and I know it is and my -- to think that happened then also -- stability and I'm not going to have to worry.
Find out -- onions are coming from for an.
-- went to sleep at night.
Oh my she's also quick to remind you that he's getting and needing base scholarship eighteen it's not accepting and free ride -- actually.
She's -- amazing young lady who wish all the best thank you Elizabeth.
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