California Teen Goes From 'Homeless to Howard'

James Ward launched an online campaign to finance his college tuition in Washington, D.C.
0:47 | 08/15/13

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Homeless to Howard. The incoming class at Howard University has a one of a kind freshman Chris Ward. Spent the last four years living in shelters and in his mom's car while. Attending three different high schools now he's heading to one of the most prestigious historically black colleges in the country. Were kept up his grace throughout the troubled time and was able to get -- Howard but. Wasn't sure how we pay for it while he was able to stitch together loans and grants to cover 70%. Of the 32000 dollars of tuition and housing but. Still was 121000 dollars short so he took to social media and raised thirteen thousand dollars and less than a week all. With the help of some celebrity -- tweets and now -- start studying physics in the fall.

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