James Clodfelter

James Clodfelter

James Clodfelter is the recipient of a Life Lessons Scholarship. You can help students like James make their dream of a college education come true by donating to the nonprofit Life Lessons Scholarship fund at www.lifehappens.org/donate

May 25, 2017

Learning to Thrive to Honor Our Parents’ Memory

It was a struggle, but we learned to pay bills, wash clothes, clean house, keep up our schoolwork and provide meals. In spite of this setback, we all managed to thrive: My older brother graduated high school one month before her passing and works full-time at his manufacturing job. My older sister graduated high school with honors and is currently a sophomore at Lenoir Rhyne University majoring in psychology while doing work-study.

Read more