TEEN BEAT THE ODDS AND WAS ACCEPTED TO MORE THAN 50 COLLEGES

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Reported by the National Foster Youth Institute, under 3% of “children who have aged out of foster care earn a college degree at any point in their life.” Destiny Jackson beat the odds and has been accepted to more than 50 colleges. The Philadelphia teen not only battled health issues, type one diabetes, but she also had to cope with homelessness and living in the foster care system as well. Yet, when many would have quit and given up completely, Destiny preservered and catapulted herself towards a truly bright future.

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