• Scholarship helps local mothers pursue higher education

    By: Brittney Johnson

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A high school dropout. A rebellious teenager. Struggles with homelessness.

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    Channel 9 spoke with several women who overcame obstacles many of us will never have to face.

    Now, while working full time and raising their children, they’re about to be college graduates.

    [LINK: ANSWER Scholarship]

    >> In the video at the top of this page, anchor Brittney Johnson spoke to the local mothers about the sacrifices they made to walk across the stage and the support network that made it happen.

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