- A single mother of 3 by name Akilah Moore in Washington DC in the US has narrated how she went from a high school drop out to a highly comfortable mother of three
- Moore dropped out of high school after she got pregnant, the father of the child left and as an orphan herself, had nobody to turn to
- She started doing all kinds of menial jobs just to survive but fast-forward to today, all the struggles have finally paid off
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Ms Akilah Moore, a security officer and Parent at Howard University Middle School of Math & Science in the United States has narrated her powerful grass-to-grace story.
The full inspirational story of the officer who turns out to be a single mother of three was sighted by Briefly.co.za on the official Facebook handle of Unsung Heroes.
According to the hardworking mother, she dropped out of high school when she got pregnant with her first child and had to make ends meet for the child since the father had left.
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Moore's parents passed on much earlier when she was young so there was absolutely nobody to turn to or fall on for assistance.
"I worked in every type of job just so I could provide. I worked at produce places inside of deep freezers, and I cleaned toilets," she recounts.
After being able to get herself together so a level, the single mother went back to high school and take the next step in her education.
Fast-forward, Moore is providing for her three kids, owns a 5 bedroom house and lives a good life after the years of struggle and hard work.
In another powerful report, a 95-year-old World War II (WWII) veteran, Ex-Private Joseph Ashiteye Hammond, has raised £18,000 (GhC 130k) to support frontline workers and vulnerable veterans in Africa as his contribution towards the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Graphic.com.gh, the funds generated would be used to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) and essentials for frontline workers of Commonwealth countries of Africa.
It is indicated that a portion of the funds will also be used to support some vulnerable veterans, particularly, in Hammond's home country, Ghana.
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