Skyline H.S. Senior Who Earned Football Scholarship Amid Homelessness Surprised by DA, Athletes

Kane Bradford attended high school without the benefit of a family home. For much of his time at Skyline High School, he helped his mother fight colon cancer while living in a single motel room with seven family members. This fall, he'll begin studies at the University of Arizona, thanks to a full, four-year football scholarship.On Wednesday, Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot, two ex-pro athletes, and friends, family members and classmates of Kane's assembled at Skyline to surprise him with a ceremony honoring his academic and athletic success amid financial and family struggles.“Dreams do come true,” Bradford told his peers during the event. “Me and my family have experienced a lot of things. ... I’m going to keep going further and do better.”Bradford's family of nine has struggled with homelessness and serious medical issues over the last two years. The DA's office organized the celebration in honor of Bradford's achievements under harsh circumstances.  Continue reading...

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