A young writer who has become the first care-leaver to graduate from her Cambridge college say she wants to inspire others to “beat the odds”.
Kasmira Kincaid, 25, from Lampeter, Ceredigion, overcame a “chaotic” home life to attend Corpus Christi College.
Despite homelessness and foster care, she credits her early success to some “marvellously supportive teachers”.
“I know the odds are stacked against you, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen,” she said,
Ms Kincaid used social media to announce her graduation with a 2:1 BA Honours degree in English Literature.
“Not bad for someone who missed most of secondary school, went through half a dozen foster placements, was homeless at 16, and…
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