Graduating from high school is a huge accomplishment for anyone. But– for the Yeckes triplets– it was a dream come true.
When Haley, Kassidy, and Sierra first started at Valley High School in Las Vegas, they struggled to fit in both the social scene and academically. Teachers remember the three sisters as defensive, only talking to each other and struggling with authority. They had poor attendance and were failing all their classes.
But things changed drastically when teachers introduced them to the GEAR UP Program.
Soon, the girls’ grades improved and they began attending classes more regularly. And that’s when the school found out what had been going on at home.
The triplets’ mom had died when they were 3-months-old and their dad had been incarcerated. They grew up with neglectful grandparents, often starved, and didn’t even start school until they were 8 years old.
But through hard work and persistence, the girls worked their way through high school, all the way to graduation!
Until that point, they’d only had one another for support. But that’s when they got a huge surprise that changed everything for their futures.
Check out the tear-worthy gift in the video below, and share!
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