Sure, serendipity can help you be in the right place at the right time, and little blessings might offer opportunity. But it isn't luck that gives you resilience or determination. It isn't luck that allows you to be strong enough to make difficult choices.
In the city of angels, where one in three high school students drop out of school, Kara Isreal is one of the lucky ones. Thanks to Step Up Women's Network, Kara and other young women will be heading off to college this fall.