Destiny Watson graduation parade 2020-05-09 009
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Car parade celebrates YouMatter2 founder’s college graduation

The organization Destiny Watson started while she was a student at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, YouMatter2, is in the process of creating care packages for 2020 graduates who have had their hopes for traditional ceremonies and celebrations disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. "It's just a way to show appreciation and celebrate them during this hard time," she said. 

On Saturday, though, it was Watson's turn to receive some appreciation. 

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