The Sheppard sisters are running sensations, but it’s what the three young girls are running from that makes them extraordinary.
Tai, 12, Rainn, 11, and Brooke, 9, run hurdles, distance, and high jump, respectively.
When the girls’ half-brother was fatally shot, their family fell on hard times and was evicted from their home. They have lived in a homeless shelter in Brooklyn, New York’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood since September of 2015.
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