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HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) – When it comes to giving children a real chance at success, it takes a village.

In Highland Park, there is one. II’s called The Avalon Village it’s growing more and more every day.

“The Homework House is a home away from home, a place where they can eat. If they need to take a bath, shower. If they’re having hard times at home. Like,  maybe the gas, the lights, water is cut off, they can come here,” says, Shu.

The Homework House is a place for children to be educated, encouraged and get their basic needs met. This home will be their haven.

Mama Shu had a vision. She was patient. She had a plan, and she had faith…..

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