East Wake High School valedictorian Megan Faircloth, right, gets a congratulatory hug from a classmate at the end of the school day on June 5, 2017. Megan's sister Jacey Faircloth looks on at left. Megan spoke at a recent awards ceremony about being homeless during her junior year. She persevered through the adversity to achieve the highest class rank and received a near full scholarship to Stanford Univ.
East Wake High School valedictorian Megan Faircloth, right, gets a congratulatory hug from a classmate at the end of the school day on June 5, 2017. Megan's sister Jacey Faircloth looks on at left. Megan spoke at a recent awards ceremony about being homeless during her junior year. She persevered through the adversity to achieve the highest class rank and received a near full scholarship to Stanford Univ. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
East Wake High School valedictorian Megan Faircloth, right, gets a congratulatory hug from a classmate at the end of the school day on June 5, 2017. Megan's sister Jacey Faircloth looks on at left. Megan spoke at a recent awards ceremony about being homeless during her junior year. She persevered through the adversity to achieve the highest class rank and received a near full scholarship to Stanford Univ. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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