From homeless teen to Harvard student

Discussion in 'Politics and News' started by Exterous, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. Exterous

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    http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/07/us/from-janitor-to-harvard/index.html
    (Well worth reading the whole article)
    Not only is what she accomplished and struggled with amazing but her attitude towards the donations is astounding! :thumbsup: It's sad to see that her parents cared so little for their own daughter but great to see people come together to help her out as well
     
  2. Anarchist420

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    That's good that she and others cared.:)
     
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    I would not be surprised, she will be a life changer for others in a positive way. Her determination, her strength will grow even more over time. ^_^
     
  6. Exterous

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    It's nice to read a story where I get nothing but warm & fuzzy feelings. The only problem with it is that I now feel utterly worthless in comparison to this young woman.
     
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    An amazing young person. I'd love to see what she's doing in 20 years. She's obviously pretty gifted and determined.
     
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    wow. amazing read.
     
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    Another evidence that our education system is not as bad as people claimed to be. It's the whiners that are not taking advantage of the system, and try to blame everyone, everything other than themselves.
     
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    Anecdotes are not very good evidence.