My Life, My Town

High school student uses difficult childhood for motivation to succeed

Despite her parents being arrested when she was 8, Monica Smith has become a successful student and athlete and has learned what it means to forgive.

Hallsville cheerleader learns to face racial issues from an early age

One of 13 black people who live in Hallsville, Alaysha Jefferson has found cheerleading provides structure for her life. "No matter how rough things get, I know that those girls will be there," she said.

Single teen mother discovers a silver lining

Shirley LeBlanc discovered she was pregnant at 17, and the Harrisburg teen says her son, Grayson, saved her life.

Identical twins bring personality, humor to small town

Twin brothers Tony and Terry DeWeese of Centralia look to the future as their paths diverge for the first time in 18 years.