On pages 16–18 of The Other Wes Moore, Mary Moore receives a letter explaining that her Pell Grant was no longer available. Talk about how her life may have been different if this letter never came. How did this news change her goals and her path in life?

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Mary Moore was very proud of being the first person in her family to go to college. After receiving a Pell Grant, she was able to go to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. When Mary received that letter informing her of the Pell Grant award, it was like being given a ticket to a different world.

Unfortunately, Mary's Pell Grant is eventually terminated, and with that vital financial support taken away, she's forced to drop out of...

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