"After spending more than half a year surrounded by drugs and violence in a homeless shelter with their two tots, a Queens couple is turning their lives around.
Their first step - obtaining college degrees.
Rosse Mary Savery, 36 and her husband, Gilroy Savery, 40, will both graduate this summer after years of financial hardship that forced them to drop out of school numerous times and enter the ranks of the city's homeless.
"Getting to this point is a blessing and the push we need to keep moving forward," said Rosse Mary, who will graduate from Queens College in August with a degree in sociology."
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