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In the face of tremendous obstacles, an 18-year-old Long Island, NY student has been accepted at seven Ivy League colleges, according to ABC News.

Daria Rose tells the television news station that she applied to seven of the eight Ivy League colleges, and on March 31, all the schools posted their decisions online.

?I couldn?t believe it,? she said in the ABC interview. ?I thought I?d get in maybe one or two.?

News of the acceptances couldn’t be sweeter for Daria, who accomplished great academic achievement in the face of adversity. She told the news outlet that Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 forced her family to evacuate their beloved home in Baldwin, NY, after it was completely destroyed by fire.

The family was forced to…

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