For many, education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. Timothy Cox has to support six children with the money he earns from his construction job, which according to his wife, Tisha, brings in only $2,500 in a good month. Often, the family barely makes ends meet. However, find out why Tisha says they've already broken the pattern of poverty for their family. Plus, Timothy gets emotional about his wife's perseverance in pursuing a master's degree.
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