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Ohio Teen Who Was In Foster Care Is Headed To Harvard University On A Full Scholarship

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Ohio Teen Who Was In Foster Care Is Headed To Harvard University On A Full Scholarship

Storms don’t always last! An Ohio teen who was in foster care is headed to Harvard University on a full scholarship, WCPO reports.  Kelisha Williams was 16-years-old when she first entered the foster care system. The last few years have been rough for her. She’s moved five times in less than two years. Williams said she always dreamed of becoming president, but that dream seemed further away as the years went on. She finally found a safe haven in her Specialized Alternatives for Families & Youth (SAFY) foster mom Maria Finkenstead. “Maria is definitely easy-going. Probably the most easy-going parent I’ve had,”...

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Mother of 24-Year-Old Model Who Passed Away Sees Late Daughter In Delta Ad At The Airport

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Mother of 24-Year-Old Model Who Passed Away Sees Late Daughter In Delta Ad At The Airport

She's watching over her! A mother of a model who passed away sees her late daughter in a Delta ad at the airport, Blavity reports.  Egli Colon Stephens, also known as Mama E, is the mother of model Natalia Harris. Harris passed away last year at the age of 24 after being diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer called renal medullary carcinoma. At 12 years old, Harris was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. She had to learn how to walk again and received several rounds of chemotherapy with three reconstructive leg surgeries. Harris used her struggles to motivate her,...

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Decades After Her Adoption A Daughter Reunites With Her Birth Mom And Discovers She Was A Star on Her Favorite Childhood TV Show

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Decades After Her Adoption A Daughter Reunites With Her Birth Mom And Discovers She Was A Star on Her Favorite Childhood TV Show

Reunited, and it feels so good! More than 50 years later, a daughter reunited with her birth mom and discovered she was a star on her favorite childhood TV show, Today.com reports. Lisa Wright always knew she was adopted but never looked for her biological mom. She only knew a few things about her birth mother, she was 18 years old when she had her, and the adoption was closed.  "My [adoptive] mom told me, 'Your mommy loved you, but she was really young, and she knew she couldn't take care of you. I wanted the baby so bad, and that's why...

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Honoring Viola "Mother" Fletcher - One Of The Last Tulsa Survivors - On Her 107th Birthday

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Honoring Viola "Mother" Fletcher - One Of The Last Tulsa Survivors - On Her 107th Birthday

She's an honorable elder! Centenarian Viola "Mother" Fletcher enough experience to fill a library. She has seen two world wars, lived through two global pandemics, and is one of the last survivors of the Tulsa massacre. Today for her 107th birthday, public figures and celebrities are honoring her with a video tribute. ‘You are touching generations not yet born.’ — Celebs and public figures are honoring Mother Viola Fletcher, the oldest living survivor of the Tulsa Massacre, for her 107th birthdayvia @BWSLegacyFestLearn more: https://t.co/MPTPluQcp7 pic.twitter.com/ijs8lKNB4Y — NowThis (@nowthisnews) May 10, 2021 The World War II veteran who "worked in the...

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Oakland Teacher Is Using His Own Life Experiences As Inspiration For His Students As A Modern Day Mister Rogers

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Oakland Teacher Is Using His Own Life Experiences As Inspiration For His Students As A Modern Day Mister Rogers

This tugs on the heartstrings! An Oakland teacher is using his own life experiences as inspiration to become a modern-day Mister Rogers, Today.com reports. Donovan Taylor Hall is a middle school teacher at Impact Academy, a charter school in Oakland. While most teachers are focused on the rigors of academics, Hall is taking a more inside-out approach, teaching a class focused on 21st-century skills, like coping with stress and anxiety and the importance of gratitude and self-love. Hall takes the lessons he shares with his 7th graders and uploads them to TikTok, going viral with some videos garnering more than...

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