Stories of the less fortunate being helped by successful online fundraising efforts and parents graduating from college with their children have all made top news this year. BET.com takes a look at some of the most inspirational stories this year.– Natelege Whaley (@NateIege)
Dr. Vickie McBride and her son Dr. Maurice McBride of Georgia defied the odds to earn their Ph.D.s from Capella University on the same day in August. Dr. Vickie McBride had her son at 13 and continued her education. As a teen, Maurice McBride went through juvenile detention but turned his life around after picking up the Bible.