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Homeless teen earns college scholarship

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(WMC-TV) - Drew Gooch couldn't legally live with his mother because her boyfriend was a registered sex offender.

Left with nowhere to go, he slept in his car.

He got a job at McDonalds, arrived at school early every day, and maintained a 3.9 grade point average.

Now his hard work has paid off with a full scholarship to Middle Tennessee State University.

"These scholarships are everything to me, because without them I would not go to school," Gooch said.

He is considering pre-law or pre-med, but hasn't decided on a major yet.

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