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January 28, 2014 5:06 PM

Life’s obstacles don’t stop tenacious teen from shooting for top

With the help of a kind Independence family who took her in, supportive teachers and a nonprofit agency called the Family Conservancy, Teri Martin, who once lived in a tent with her family, is making it. Hers is a success story that would have done Charles Dickens proud. The Willliam Chrisman High School graduate is now pursuing a double major at Avila University.

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