The Inspiring Teen Who Overcame Adversity: "You Have to Fight the Current"

Aired on 05/13/1998 | CC tv-pg
In 1998, Oprah introduced the Angel Network Scholarship Class of 1998, consisting of 50 deserving students who earned the opportunity to attend college. One of those students was Liberty Franklin from Washington state. One of five children, Liberty was raised by a single mom in this crime-ridden Washington housing project. Here, take a look back at her inspiring story.