Bonnies Player Perseveres After Family's Home Burns Down

St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure guard Tatiana Wilson turned her phone off last Tuesday while she studied for a final exam later that day, so the freshman's first inkling anything was wrong came via a Facebook message instructing her to call home.

Only after she dialed her mom did she learn that her family's home in Queens burned down early that morning and that virtually everything they owned had been destroyed.

Almost anyone in Wilson's position would have been an emotional wreck for days, but she refused to allow the shock and helplessness she was experiencing to stagger her. Not only did she take her exam as scheduled that day and another on Wednesday, she hasn't even missed a practice or game since the fire.

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