Homeless teenager gets $3m in college scholarships

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A homeless teenager has praised his "support network" after being offered scholarships worth in excess of $3m (£2.36m) along with potential places at more than 40 colleges.

Tupac Mosley, from Memphis, Tennessee, became homeless after his father died in 2017.

The family went through financial difficulties and in February this year, were forced to move into temporary accommodation.

The 17-year-old said sleeping on the floor of motels was one of the lowest point of his life, but he continued to apply himself at school and thanked his "support system" for their role in his achievement.

"If it wasn't for my friends and family, teachers and counsellors who kept me going through it all, I might not be in this position today," he added. . .

Read more by Rozina Sini at BBC.com