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Higher Ed in the News

Studying for finals in a homeless shelter

December 8, 2009

Ronnell Wilson and Miracle Lewis are both in their 20s, both colleges students, and both homeless in Washington D.C.

For both, getting to the front steps of a college was a remarkable act in the first place. Both come from broken homes and lost jobs during tough economic times.

Petula Dvorak, a Metro columnist for the The Washing Post, describes their struggles to study amid the challenges and mayhem of a homeless shelter.


Read the full story from the Washington Post.