Photo of Elin Danien

Danien's Daughters

Elin Danien went from autodidact to Penn anthropology student at age 46. She found the college experience so fulfilling that she started a scholarship for other women.

The Gift

George Weiss gave 112 West Philadelphia students a chance to go to college. He says he's gotten much more in return.
Photo of Norman Newberg and students
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photos by Jim Graham (top) and Addison Geary