Resilience! Student Overcomes Cancer, Homelessness To Graduate

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Reggie EvansBALTIMORE, Md. — After growing up homeless in Baltimore, being diagnosed with leukemia in ninth grade and spending months in hospital, Reggie Evans will walk down the aisle.

The Grio reports:

After spending about six months in the hospital, Reggie took honors courses and advanced classes, ended up with a GPA above 3.0 and was back on track.

Reggie said having the support of family and friends kept him going.

In the fall, Reggie is heading to Loyola University and plans to major in communication with an emphasis in digital media.

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