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T.I. creates scholarship honoring late sister Precious

The Atlanta mogul partnered with VH1 to continue his older sister’s legacy through education.

ATLANTA — Precious Harris, the older sister of rapper T.I. who died following complications from a car accident, is being honored by her brother along with VH1 and United Negro College Fund through an education scholarship.

T.I.’s close-knit relationship with his sister was captured on their hit VH1 reality show, “T.I and Tiny: The Family Hustle”.  He told VH1 that she was a “pivotal part of [his] development.”

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In his parting words to his sister, T.I. said that Precious' lessons of love, words of wisdom and historical memories would never die.

"Tell pops me and Bryce said Whattup," he added. "Y'all save us a spot... until then... farewell Big Sis."

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To put his mission forward, the Atlanta native surprised a single mother who is soaring academically and is also president of her class and founder of Queen Women’s Empowerment Organization.

T.I. hopes that the $25,000 scholarship “will help her continue on her path to do great things in her future.”


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