By David Mittleman

Homeless Teen Graduates High School as Valedictorian

Griffin Furlong has had a difficult life. After his mother died when he was just 6 from Leukemia, he, his father, and his brother faced a series of hardships that left them homeless and lived in a series of shelters and rental homes to survive. Even with an often growling stomach and uncertain future, Griffin managed to graduate with a 4.65 GPA from high school and serve as his class’s valedictorian. He also plans on attending Florida State University this year to study Civil Engineering. His …read more