I never thought I'd see the day…
that I graduated. Who gets to say they got to walk in graduation with their 3-year-old looking at them? I did!
Holding back the tears was impossible. I still look back every day on the struggles we have been through, but I refuse to be another statistic. I want to empower. This is just my stepping stone.
-Shay, a Hope House GED graduate who is breaking the cycle of poverty that defined her childhood and building a bright future for herself and her son, Jordan.