Girl Overcomes Sexual Abuse, Homelessness & Cancer to Break Track Record, Earn Scholarship

Latipha Cross, a young woman who ran track in high school, overcame sexual abuse, physical abuse, homelessness and two forms of cancer to earn an athletic scholarship. After years of beatings at the hands of her adoptive parents, Cross endured homelessness–then more sexual assault from her biological father–before getting her free ride to college. Her college, Eastern Michigan University, is paying for her path toward becoming

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