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Student channels struggles into strength and pens inspirational book based on his life

Sal Vance, 30, communications major, has traveled the country in search of happiness after overcoming homelessness and other challenges. Today Vance is finishing his last semster at CSUN. Photo Credit: Lucas Esposito/Senior Photographer

Jamie Perez

December 3, 2014

After waking up in the back of a truck with only mustard, ketchup and relish packets to eat, Sal Vance was determined to escape his state of destitution. For several months, Vance had no place to sleep and little food to eat while living in Philadelphia. Once Vance reached out to his brother, Ralph, h...

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