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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Bradley Higgs graduated
Friday with honors from Owens Community College, but he was once homeless and
Higgs graduated with a
degree in criminal justice, and was also the class representative speaker, but
he's no ordinary guy.
Higgs made a conscious
decision to turn his life around, and he has succeeded.
"It's all about the
decisions and the choices that we make in life, you know," Higgs said. "I just
got to a point in my life where I just decided to start making positive
Higgs did not have an easy
life. He was homeless by the age of 10, and thrown in jail at 19. But on
Friday, family, friends and colleagues all turned up to watch him graduate.
"I think it's a lot of encouragement, and I think
it really means a lot to my dad, that the family and friends could be here to
support him," said Alisha Higgs, Bradley's daughter. "I just think he's really
happy, and I'm really happy for him."
Higgs plans to attend the
University of Toledo in the fall to earn a degree in social work. He says he
wants to help others make a change for the better.
"I would like to work with
juvenile offenders, you know, catch them while they are still at an
impressionable stage, and just help them try to turn their life around with
whatever I can bring to the table," Higgs said.