Tapping for Tuition

Josh Johnson is tap dancing his way through college.
18:46 | 03/07/12

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Great motivated -- once said do what you can with what you have where you are. ABC's Dan Harris spent today with the young men armed only with his own spirits. A dream of going to college and he has become an inspiring. Sports. I don't have enough money they'll -- ultimately infill program known tuition. So I happen. The computers love it especially when they learn just why young Josh Johnson he's dancing. Right now written by the seconds -- -- -- yes Josh has scholarships and loans at Penn State where he's studying business. But he needs to come up with six -- here on -- So every weekend travels five hours to New York City that. -- completion. You just help them pay for health. Got his mother lives in a shelter and he hasn't heard from his father years. When he's in New York he crashes on a friend's couch and does his homework on a small desk. On this day he can make 250 dollars -- handling when you. No not this you know you'd think someone else. And I thought. I guarantee. He knows the subway -- go well he can anticipate every -- turned out almost every. Have you ever gone on your -- -- end innocent eight minutes long and business school Obama. Back. That thing here and that's. Went. Now this young man is tenacious. And audacious. President. In the mayoral hopeful. Killer. Whenever you have my vote. Dan Harris ABC news New York.

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