Originally published at Broad + Liberty
I graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls with a 5.3 grade point average. At Little Flower, I was an active student, participating in numerous clubs, sports, and groups. I did all this while working two jobs. This fall, I will attend Saint Joseph’s University as a first-generation college student.
I’m not bragging. Instead, I’m providing an example of what happens when somebody gives a child the opportunity to excel and succeed.
Although I was lucky, my path to Little Flower was far from easy.
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