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Independent Lens | Homelessness – The Graduates Classroom Module | PBS

Duration: 00:00
Program: Independent Lens #1501
Broadcast Date: Oct. 28, 2013

After her family became homeless, Chastity Salas’ sense of responsibility toward her family threatened to interfere with her education. A counselor provided her the support needed to stay in school and apply for college. Chastity began to thrive at school, using writing as an outlet for her feelings. She inspires her younger siblings, who admire her perseverance in making it to college.

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Post Date: October 29, 2013