Jonathan, now 22, dropped out of school in his mid-teens. Traumatized by the suicide of his father, he could no longer cope with the demands of high school. He left school and spiraled into homelessness soon afterwards.
It has been said that the hardest part of writing is finding a story to tell. But for the English students at our on-site school, stories of depth and complexity flow easily. In their young lives, our youth have experienced much more pain and loss than most of their peers. Through essays, poetry and short [...]
Craig’s parents died in an accident when he was six, leaving him and his four-year-old brother alone. They were placed in foster care and taken in by two different families.