College wasn’t in ‘the cards’ for former foster care kid. Now he’s ready to graduate.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Ten years ago, Zachary Fry couldn’t picture himself making it to college. He mostly had to take care of himself until he landed in foster care at 12 years old. “We were living place to place, I was in up to 10 different schools before I settled in one place,” Fry said. Fry said at WMU, he could separate himself from the struggles back home and be surrounded by successful people. One thing Fry wish he knew when starting college was what types of support were available, he said.mlive.com
Evanston heiress Mary Jayne Gold, who helped rescue Jews and artists in Nazi-occupied France, is the inspiration for a new novel by a bestselling author
"She could have lived in her big mansion and had filet mignon every night, but she chose to stay and do this," said author Meg Waite Clayton.chicagotribune.com