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Video: Homeless Valedictorian

Graduating valedictorian of your high school class is hard—only throw homelessness into the mix, and I’d have to say I’m very impressed. 17-year-old Chelesa Fearce from Atlanta was homeless for many years, living in shelters or her family’s car. In spite of her circumstances, she graduated from Charles Drew High School with a 4.466 GPA and a 1900 on her SATs. "I just told myself, don't worry about that," said Fearce. "Think about the future. The future will not be like this anymore." She will begin Spelman College this fall.

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