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Dear Abby: FAMILY'S HARD TIMES KNOCK TEEN OFF TRACK FOR DIPLOMA

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

DEAR ABBY: I'm 17 and a junior in high school. My family has recently been hit with hard times. We lost our home and are living in a motel, and I am struggling with depression. I haven't attended school since last September. However, I am feeling well enough to the point where I'd like to start attending school again.

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