From Homeless to Graduate

On the second day of her senior year of high school, Christian Brister was worried about settling into her classes – advanced placement courses in physics, calculus, psychology and English, along with more science electives. She needed to finish buying school supplies.

But she’ll always remember that day (Aug. 26, she says offhand, as if it’s still marked in her calendar) as the day her family moved into a house after four months in a homeless shelter.


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