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Beat the Odds® Honoree Videos

Beat the Odds

For the past 22 years, the program has supported more than 700 students with college scholarships and leadership development, and has served as a catalyst for young people to become doctors, lawyers, Peace Corps volunteers, teachers and contributing citizens in their communities. Watch their videos and join us in celebrating these extraordinary youths by making a donation.

Featured Video: 2014 CDF-Ohio Honoree Theresa Tran

Theresa has fought for her life since the day she was born. Three months premature, weighing only 1 lb. 10 oz., doctors doubted she would survive the night. Listen to her story.

2014 Beat the Odds Honorees

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