Latipha Cross: One Sprinter, Many Hurdles

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Latipha Cross: One Sprinter, Many Hurdles
The amount of strength that it takes to rebound from the most devastating of challenges is admirable. So much more in a child. Enter track star Latipha Cross. If you ever having a bad day and feeling sorry for yourself, get ready for a shot of encouragement as the Detroit-native tells her story how one can rise to becoming a champion from such humblest of beginnings. Watch the clip from ESPN's Outside The Lines, below...

18-year-old Latipha Cross overcame homelessness and two bouts of cancer to earn a full track and field scholarship to Eastern Michigan University.

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