Honors College Student’s Website Helps Children of Immigrant Parents

Imagine being a 15-year-old sophomore in high school terrified that your parents will be deported. Imagine being so scared that you don’t leave the house. You stop going to school. You keep silent about your fears because you think you don’t have anyone to talk to. Imagine the challenge of carrying that physical and emotional fear day after day. Then, imagine someone coming to your aid and handing you tools to prepare for this worst-case scenario. The weight on your shoulders is decreased. You leave the house and return to school because you have a plan. First year College of Charleston student Jody Bell is that someone.

Article by Amy S. Mercer. For more on this story, check out the full article on the College Today!
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