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Richard Jenkins has gone from being homeless to getting a full ride to Harvard University. The Philadelphia teen was homeless during his adolescent years and found solace in his dreams of going to the prestigious university. Now, …

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A Schools Journey

PHILADELPHIA — The private boarding school for underprivileged students now led by Autumn Adkins, who describes herself simply as “a black girl from Richmond, Virginia,” would have excluded her in years past.

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