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Families graduate Strive to Thrive program

 By Tayleigh Davis - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Several Dougherty County families celebrated the completion of a program that will ensure a better future for them.

12 people graduated from the Chamber of Commerce's Strive to Thrive program Thursday at Porterfield United Methodist Church.

One graduate overcame breast cancer, homelessness and other setbacks to get to where she is today.

"The program has been wonderful," said Graduate, Rhonda Anderson. "Anyone who wants to change and is willing to change, Strive to Thrive is the program to help you do that."

The program which last 17 weeks, started at the end of 2009. They also honored Jane Wilson for donating so much of her time and money to help make it a success.

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