Homeless at Age 13 to a College Graduate: An Autobiography
At age 13, I ended up homeless in Washington, DC with no family. I left a homeless shelter in 2009 to attend college in Raleigh, North Carolina after earning my GED. I became a 4.0 student while serving as SGA President and was recognized by the United States of America's Interagency Council on Homelessness before graduating Magna Cum Laude from Saint Augustine's University on May 5, 2013. More
In this autobiography, Anthony takes the reader through his harrowing past of ending up homeless at age 13 after the death of his grandmother and escaping being murdered by his mother with a meat cleaver due to her habitual drug use. Despite his undeserved past, he was able to earn his GED and leave a homeless shelter behind after getting accepted into a University in North Carolina in 2009. From being a 4.0 student and apart of numerous honor societies since freshmen year, Anthony prepares the reader to experience what it was like being homeless at age 13, to becoming one out of 14 homeless students in the country recognized by the United States of America’s Interagency Council on Homelessness and being elected Student Body President of the university his junior year all while graduating Magna Cum Laude in the top percentile of his graduating class in year 2013. This is his story.
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