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From Foster Care To Red Raider: Student Seeks To Fix The System

Allison Hirth & Jeff Ramazani

January 31, 2017

Angel Carroll

(VIDEO) Angel Carroll, 21, entered the foster care system when she was 15-years-old.

While most students spend four years attending one high school, Angel Carroll, who was in the foster care system, bounced around to a dozen different homes in just one year.

"My third year in high school I was still a freshman, so that just shows that I was never in one place long enough to get a credit," Angel said.

Now as a Red Raider, she's making the most of her education in hopes of one day making a difference in the lives of others like her.


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