Pitt freshman overcomes great odds
At 16 years old, Patrick Amara was left homeless and looking for a way to survive
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Patrick Amara sat on a park bench, staring up at the dimly lit sky. Darkness never fully saturates the night in a city like Philadelphia, a faint comfort for a homeless 16-year-old surviving his first night on the street.
He spent hours on the bench, trying to count down to 6 a.m. Earlier that ...
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