‘Homeless To Harvard The Liz Murray Story’: Watch Lifetime True Story Movie


Homeless To Harvard: The Liz Murray Story, Lifetime’s fact-based, true-story movie is based on the inspiring story of Liz Murray. The movie debuted on Lifetime in 2003. Homeless To Harvard is directed by Peter Levin and written by Ronni Kern. It stars Thor Birch, Robert Bockstael, and Michael Riley.

Homeless To Harvard: The Liz Murray Story” synopsis

A teenage girl grows up fast, after her drug-addicted parents can’t provide for her and her siblings. When her HIV infected mother dies of AIDS, Liz remembers to use the knowledge that her loving parents gave her about being thankful and pressing forward to help her reach her goal of going to Harvard University.

Don't close your eyes, rise again after you fall, you need to get out.

Posted by Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story on Saturday, November 11, 2017

This Lifetime movie was first featured on the Movies Based On True Stories Database years ago. Periodically, Homeless to Harvard still airs. The real Liz Murray came to the public’s attention in 2000 when the story of a homeless teen who became a Harvard graduate went viral.



[Second image via Facebook/Liz Murray]

Liz Murray, now a motivational speaker, has appeared on Oprah and Ted. She continues to share her true story about living homeless on the streets of the Bronx to encourage others not to give up. Keep up with Liz on her Facebook page. Homeless to Harvard online or on Lifetime Movie Network Saturday at 8 p.m.


[Main image via Lifetime/with permission]

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