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Current Event November 5, 2014

Homeless Student

Being the top student in your high school class is difficult under the best of circumstances. This audio tells the story of a remarkable young woman, Rashema Melson, who graduated as valedictorian of her high school, despite six years of homelessness. Listen to learn more directly from Rashema herself.

Economics Civics/Government Education Psychology

Story Length: 4:49

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AIR DATE: 06/11/2014

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