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From Homeless and scrubbing floors to Ivy League student

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Dawn Loggins never gave up on her dreams, even when she was homeless. She heads to her dream school, Harvard, this fall.
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Yohan Cha (18 hours ago)
contra(against) + conception(life) = contraception = against life contraception is sin. the life of a person begins at conception https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI6vRhi0WZ8&feature=share
EC4400 (1 day ago)
that is life for many.
Jojo Jo (1 day ago)
Her Village members, her teachers, and anybody else who helped her, deserve an applause, as does she.
Azfar Thakur (1 day ago)
This video should be shown to eat every hs students/middle School
Azfar Thakur (1 day ago)
She is above Harvard, something Harvard can't never produce.
francisca lopez (1 day ago)
Erin Always (2 days ago)
Thank you beautiful and smart girl! You are the Adolescent this country needs sweetheart! Your parents are idiot losers.
Susie English (2 days ago)
I wonder where she is now
Kyle Lee (2 days ago)
I’m so glad the school took care of her and didn’t turn her over to the state to get stuck in foster care
True Grit (2 days ago)
Wow - good on you girl - you're amazing!
Salsabila Aurelia (2 days ago)
Kiki Gigi (3 days ago)
when they have hot Cheetos you know that’s a good family
Untidy Echo (3 days ago)
Nagihan Göt (4 days ago)
Im not getting the grades because im not hungry anymore. Already in university, everythings paid for. Gotten fat and lazy.
Nagihan Göt (4 days ago)
Sounds like me just i dont have the grades
- Jays (4 days ago)
I have respect for her , buh if she was black it would of been a whole diffrent story 😳
Cherilyn Roach (4 days ago)
Love how dedicated she is! She will be successful no matter what.
A Person (4 days ago)
Blessings upon this girl and the people who looked after her. I pray she has a very bright future. I have faith that she will, and that she will do great things.
C Mac (5 days ago)
So where is she now?
Handsome Man (6 days ago)
Well deserved
h e l l o (6 days ago)
How wasn’t she excited to go to HARVARD?
I. Storm (7 days ago)
Okay, we need to stop glorifying college. Most people dont major in anything that makes money, 50 % font graduate and almost all end up in debt
LunarGalaxy (7 days ago)
For her to be in class 2016, that is 4 years after this was posted, if that held up then its legit
Keenan K (7 days ago)
I guess this is example of hard work. This inspiration and movitation to me. We should have reality TV like this. Instead of trashy Keep up with Kasdashian...etc
Keeping up with Kamryn (6 days ago)
Your trashy
Jazmine Elliott (9 days ago)
Okay yeah there is no excuse for why I didn’t do my homework last night
finn bell (9 days ago)
seeing this makes me want to seek the death penalty on lori laughlin and her family
Debi Susan (10 days ago)
Never give up attitude is unusual with most kids, some exceptions, like here! Good for you, the world is now open to anything you want! The very best to you!
Nicky The Greater (10 days ago)
This is one hell of a brave and dedicated student. That’s the shit Harvard looks for.
Heather Metz (10 days ago)
Wonderful story about not giving up!
Purple Pulsars (11 days ago)
It’s like Malcolm in the middle
Michelle Williams (11 days ago)
Good for her! I hope she has a successful life 🙂
Yolanda McBride (11 days ago)
What a beautiful story. This made me cry tears of joy for her.
M K (11 days ago)
People in the comments are stupid. Statistically it is rare that a child of this background even graduates high school , let alone pass with high marks and honors. The will to continue studying after all the struggles shows how serious is about education. How does the school know that you are a person who will make it through their tough courses. A good indicator is fortitude. You can be an A student in high school but easily fail classes in college. How does a school know that if they admit you that you won’t ignore yours studies and just party. Grades do not say that. You have to breath and sleep in a lifestyle that exudes passion and fire for eduction How does a school know after you graduate with debt that will follow you for four decades you won’t fall into depression and won’t make it to the next step of your career? Well those personal statement this young lady wrote displayed something that showed her ability to elevate her education into another level People ignore the fact that for centuries majority of not all schools were predominantly white and you can only get in being white and rich. It wasn’t until the turn of this century that you no longer needed to be white nor rich. So when things are evening out people are trying to tear each other down with hare
namjoons dimples (12 days ago)
omg her story is so inspiring.
Jhason Valencia (13 days ago)
aud (16 days ago)
you said “but nothing from cambridge” you meant “nothing but harvard” good job
Azra Humayra (16 days ago)
I want to be her friend.
Michael Yuan (16 days ago)
She has my respect
MuiRRoR MuiRRoR (16 days ago)
She’s a Legend
Kali Shell Track (17 days ago)
She's part of the 4% who can run a full day on only 2 hours of sleep...so to everyone saying no more excuses, fyi bipolar ppl and ppl with depression tend to run a full day on only few hours of sleep and be fine so sometimes that's not always a good thing, as your mental health could be suffering as a result :(
Sabrina msp (17 days ago)
This is why i get pissed off at kids that drop shit in class on purpose cause the ppl have to get up early and clean up after us
Stephanie Y. (17 days ago)
She is very exceptional and i hope everythings going well rn
lits 0_0 (17 days ago)
I bet her parents left her so she could have a better opportunity
Alondra's Worldd (17 days ago)
I’m so proud of this girl
Shareem Benjamin (17 days ago)
Oh I’m not asleep at 5:00 am and I’m in 8th grade
Electro Cat (17 days ago)
*This woman is fucking motivated*
juiceboxLOL _ (18 days ago)
I feel so bad I hope she is successful in life
itz_leslie (18 days ago)
Can i let her sleep in my house i mean i have an extra room
M00d._ (18 days ago)
Yeeter Yeet (18 days ago)
Fabian McIntyre (19 days ago)
She's amazing, she's hard-working, she's dedicated, she's determined, she never gave up, and most importantly she defeated the odds! Congratulations to her!!!
Rod Serling (19 days ago)
I kinda feel like an asshole now
JPG IRL (20 days ago)
Was she valedictorian she fricking deserved it super awesome story
Olivia Machado (21 days ago)
I can’t even do 5 problems of math and clean up my own room💀😂😂
PunnyMegan (21 days ago)
Amazing how she can keep her grades up with all she went through.
Tr_s.h (21 days ago)
Cleaning is fun!
Aubree Doster (21 days ago)
*2012: nah* *2013: not yet* *2014:nOPE* *2015: ya still no.* *2016: mabye a few more years.* *2017: mabye in 2 years* *2018: still nah.* *2019: yesss its time*
Yohan Cha (18 hours ago)
contraception is fornication
S t a c y D o m I n g o (16 days ago)
Aubree Doster that’s really how YouTube be.
driedcarmex (21 days ago)
Yet cardi said drugging and robbing men was all she could do
mariam is cool (21 days ago)
It was so inspirational that she even had a movie about her called "homeless to harvard", I have watched it at least 6 time and every time I am amazed
Tea Has been served (21 days ago)
My name is ivy like swear to god no lie
The orange Pie (22 days ago)
Shame on her parents I would have left my parents if they tried to come back in my life again
Silver Gomez (22 days ago)
Bright person
IIJxckieII (22 days ago)
DayDay Xox (22 days ago)
A real Cinderella
Wolfie Who (23 days ago)
Aw bless her soul
21 p!atd (23 days ago)
*reduced speed ahead*
Saiki Chan (23 days ago)
I hope she will become really successful and be happy after life in Harvard
Devansh Jamadar (23 days ago)
I'd rather stick to my lazy life.
Lala (23 days ago)
This kind reminds of Liz Murray If you guys want to see the movie about her it’s called Homeless to Harvard
mexican yoshi (24 days ago)
Bobomb shirt
Reagile Masenya (24 days ago)
God bless her
julitta is cool (24 days ago)
I will never complain about my cold water ever again
Clemente B (24 days ago)
bro this is so touching
Jennifer Gomez (24 days ago)
I always watch this video to motivate myself. She is an inspiration for sure
KAT (25 days ago)
Love this go her ! 💗💗💗
derfer007 (25 days ago)
And here’s Olivia Jade & her sister....enough said. I wonder how she’s doing now?
Blue Squirtle (25 days ago)
I'm willing to bet her parents try to come back into her life once she's successful.
Mr Gravhammer05 (25 days ago)
No more excuses for me
🌟Sydney Young! (26 days ago)
Good for her 👏🏻 she went from rock bottom to the top
Edith A. (26 days ago)
anyone watching this after the college admissions scandal 🤔
Kelsea Shires (27 days ago)
I want an update! I hope she is doing well. Amazing.
nevaeh carter (27 days ago)
I wish the best for she deserves so much❤️😭
Lily Lebanon (27 days ago)
Unknown Unknown (28 days ago)
Where there is a will there's a way
Hold my grapejuice- (29 days ago)
Right I have no more excuses for letting my French grade slip lol
The Beast (29 days ago)
This video teach me to be more grateful
Sara Swinerton (29 days ago)
This girl is amazing I could never do what she did
alex orellana (29 days ago)
I’m so happy for her .
PMoose Traven (30 days ago)
Also now with the current college admissions scandal those elites take spots from people like her who deserve to be there. I should show this to all those scammers.
PMoose Traven (30 days ago)
This is why we need Affirmative Action to be based on income. She doesn’t have “white privilege,” and frankly no one does. After that Jussie Smollet incident where he had to hire 2 people of his own race to be “oppressed.” The world is changing and the real problem today is the rich getting privilege where it isn’t earned. It’s called RICH PRIVILEGE, but that doesn’t even need to be said since privilege is already meant to be for the rich.
PMoose Traven (30 days ago)
From Homeless and scrubbing floors to Ivy League student back to homeless because of student loans 😂😂😂
michelle y (30 days ago)
Poor thing, working for her own family, using candles for light. You have a gift, and Harvard clearly sees it. Best wishes in the future, stay strong beautiful!
Aria Opalite (1 month ago)
*i CaN't eVeN PiCk uP A tOotHPiCk*
Awohali Uhyoha (1 month ago)
Tbh, it's a possibility that she prostituted herself to the Harvard higher ups to get in, this is a very overhyped story; many people scam their way in, plus contrary to what the media says, no one has to go to college to be successful
Ice Adonis (1 month ago)
There are tons of kids going through this, and get no help. She's just lucky! I bet when she succeeds, she'll turn around and be like, I did it, why haven't others!
daniel v (1 month ago)
wow omg she snapped what a hard working girl stan list ✨
Tofu Jones (1 month ago)
What an amazing story!!! She should be a motivational speaker.
Greg Goldsmith (1 month ago)
They should show this video at everyone's trial who was involved in the college cheating scandal.
LENAE (1 month ago)
I really want to know how she is doing now !!!
Delia Diaz (1 month ago)
God bless her she is so strong