Teen overcomes tragedy to get degree

A Bronx teen on the verge of graduating from high school is completing what many are calling a remarkable journey after being hit by a

THE BRONX - A Bronx teen on the verge of graduating from high school is completing what many are calling a remarkable journey after being hit by a drunken driver.

Tiffany Parker broke her collarbone and fractured her pelvis when she was struck at age 16. Parker, who is now 18, hired a tutor while she recovered and passed her exams from home.

Parker will be graduating from the Collegiate Institute for Math and Science.

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