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    Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

    Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness To Attend Harvard - The Frisky

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    Her troubled parents, plagued by poverty and drug abuse, had abandoned her, and Dawn was left homeless. She was forced to rely on the kindness of friends and school faculty for a place to stay. She got a job at her high school as a janitor to support herself and continued to apply herself in school. And it paid off: Loggins was accepted to Harvard University’s class of 2016. “If there is anybody at all who has a dream,” Dawn told a local TV station,”then they can definitely make it happen. There are no excuses. It depends on you and no one else.”
    When this young lady finds herself, in a few years, within the top 1%, no one will be able to say that SHE didn't earn it. To me, this is the story of America- the land of opportunity. Hard work does pay off. She deserves the monetary fruit that a Harvard education will bring.

    (I used the shorter, newer link above to comply with BN rules. Below is the longer version, dated May 1.)

    Homeless girl makes it to Harvard | north, carolina, college - Gaston Gazette

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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

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    When this young lady finds herself, in a few years, within the top 1%, no one will be able to say that SHE didn't earn it. To me, this is the story of America- the land of opportunity. Hard work does pay off. She deserves the monetary fruit that a Harvard education will bring.

    (I used the shorter, newer link above to comply with BN rules. Below is the longer version, dated May 1.)

    Homeless girl makes it to Harvard | north, carolina, college - Gaston Gazette
    Great for her... but sucks to be the 99.9999999999999999999999% who did not make it because of poverty and other issues.
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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

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    When this young lady finds herself, in a few years, within the top 1%, no one will be able to say that SHE didn't earn it. To me, this is the story of America- the land of opportunity. Hard work does pay off. She deserves the monetary fruit that a Harvard education will bring.

    (I used the shorter, newer link above to comply with BN rules. Below is the longer version, dated May 1.)

    Homeless girl makes it to Harvard | north, carolina, college - Gaston Gazette
    I always like it when a public school student makes it, particularly when they have had a challenging life

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Great for her... but sucks to be the 99.9999999999999999999999% who did not make it because of poverty and other issues.
    They should work harder, just like this girl, then.
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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

    Quote Originally Posted by kamikaze483 View Post
    They should work harder, just like this girl, then.
    It doesn't work for everyone. Some who work hard and have luck can make it through. Everyone who works hard cannot make it through. And as the system stands fewer and fewer folk can make it through. As such stories like the one you posted shall become increasingly infrequent.
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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

    Quote Originally Posted by kamikaze483 View Post
    Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness To Attend Harvard - The Frisky

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    When this young lady finds herself, in a few years, within the top 1%, no one will be able to say that SHE didn't earn it. To me, this is the story of America- the land of opportunity. Hard work does pay off. She deserves the monetary fruit that a Harvard education will bring.

    (I used the shorter, newer link above to comply with BN rules. Below is the longer version, dated May 1.)

    Homeless girl makes it to Harvard | north, carolina, college - Gaston Gazette
    Hasn't "payed off" yet if you're still in school. Come back in 2020 and then tell us how hard work has "payed off".

    Quote Originally Posted by kamikaze483 View Post
    They should work harder, just like this girl, then.
    Yeah we should bring child labor back, all children should be janitors.

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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

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    It doesn't work for everyone. Some who work hard and have luck can make it through. Everyone who works hard cannot make it through. And as the system stands fewer and fewer folk can make it through. As such stories like the one you posted shall become increasingly infrequent.
    What story? The story isn't even over, she hasn't even been to college yet. All we know is that some poor kid is slaving away as a janitor while in high school and the pro-slavery people think it's cute.

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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

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    I always like it when a public school student makes it, particularly when they have had a challenging life
    So do a lot of people, and Harvard knows this, which is why they seek out a handful of charity applicants now and then and sprinkle them in. It's a good PR move to try to contrast its long history of giving preference the children of the elite.

    Socialist policies save another child!!
    Haha, you credit socialism for this? That's rich. No pun intended.

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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    I always like it when a public school student makes it, particularly when they have had a challenging life

    Socialist policies save another child!!
    And liberals will use this story to tell us we should show more respect for the homeless.

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    Re: Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness to Attend Harvard

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    It doesn't work for everyone. Some who work hard and have luck can make it through. Everyone who works hard cannot make it through. And as the system stands fewer and fewer folk can make it through. As such stories like the one you posted shall become increasingly infrequent.
    Wholeheartedly disagree. While not everyone will go to create the next FB, I-phone or whatever, hard work will certainly get you of an impoverished state if you want it. If it is getting harder, its not the fault of the system but the youth entering it.

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