Alabama Student Spotted Walking to Get to High School Graduation in Viral Photo Gets New Car

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PEOPLE.com—For the past school year, Corey Patrick has gotten up at 4:30 a.m. each morning to catch a local bus to get to Tarrant High School, in Alabama, on time. Earlier this month, he began the journey from his Birmingham home as usual — but this time, in his graduation gown. “Even when he would get out of school he couldn’t get from that side of town until 5:19 when the bus runs back over there. So he doesn’t make it back this way until about 6:30 or 7 o’clock,” his mother, Felicia White, told...

Wisconsin high school censors student's graduation speech. TOMAHAWK, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin high school valedictorian decided against speaking at commencement after school administrators required she not reference...