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A Fighter Since Birth: The story of Savannah Zayas — part one
By seventh grade, Savannah was already in danger of becoming a casualty of the North Philly streets; she’s endured horrific childho
Air Date: July 19, 2017
Be Somebody: The story of Savannah Zayas — part two
Savannah enters high school eager to defy the odds. She’s determined not to follow the path of her mother, who dropped out of the v
Don't Call it the Badlands: The Story of Savannah Zayas — part three
Savannah’s attendance record holds her back at school, threatening her chances of graduating. A dedicated group of teachers, mentor
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