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Lesson: To be happy, never give up


​​Born in the Congo, Erica Bibalou came to the United States three years ago. English is not her first language – in fact, it’s her fifth – but she has her sights set on the University of Chicago.

The senior at East High School was one of nearly 400 Rockf​ord Public Schools students who were encouraged to pursue their dreams by Chris Gard​ner, author of the “Pursuit of Happyness.” ​Read more about Erica's experience on our blog​.