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Video: Meet A Dallas Homeless Student Who's Heading To College

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Lara Solt
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KERA News Special Contributor
Desmond Davis is a student at North Dallas High School. He's heading to Oklahoma State University in the fall.

Desmond Davis is one of those 18-year-olds that schools like to brag about: He’s a runner, wrestler and drum major. He’s graduating from North Dallas High School, and he’s heading to college at Oklahoma State University in the fall.

Desmond just happens to be homeless.

Over the past several months, KERA News has been following Desmond as part of a series, American Graduate: Homeless In High School. Explore his story in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xdm9aoZDtJQ

Explore the series here.