Chaunsae Dyson, 17, in his neighborhood on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. He pays rent and other expenses to live in his grandmother's north Denver home as he commutes to South High School and a job in Aurora.

For Chaunsae Dyson, 'When you are 15 or 16, that means you are grown'

A high school senior in Denver takes the first steps out of poverty by finding where he fits in the world and understanding what he has to offer. 

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