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NBC News Honors Amazing Grads

By Steve Majors June 17, 2015

In celebration of the achievements of some grads with grit, is partnering with Communities In Schools to honor their journey.

Some of these students worked hard to overcome barriers including poverty, homelessness, language barriers, and unsettled home lives. Now, because of their determination and the support of CIS affiliates across the country, these remarkable students are crossing the graduation stage and stepping onto the path to college or a steady career.

Click here to see their amazing photos and to read their inspiring stories.