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August 16, 2015
by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC

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Teen Accepted to All Ivy Leagues Must Bury Mom: Resiliency At Its Finest 

August 16, 2015 07:55 by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC  [About the Author]

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Dellarontay Readus, a Memphis high school grad, already made the news when he was accepted to every Ivy league school in the United States. This accomplishment was made even more amazing in understanding the obstacles Readus was up against. Growing up with just his mother, the small family struggled to make ends meet. Readus shared that he would have to take a bus every night to the public library to use the computer and internet for homework, since his mother could not afford such things at home. Despite the hurdles in his way, Readus was one of a few teens ever accepted to every Ivy league. Readus announced his enrollment at Stanford University with a full ride scholarship, but he then had to face perhaps the biggest hurdle of his life. [More]