"I would see the other kids going to school and I would look at them," Ziki said,
"but today I feel the happiness they feel and I am now like them."
There were some first-day nerves. He held back tears outside the classroom, but Sister Catherine was there to help.
It wasn't long before Ziki bravely stood up and introduced himself to his new classmates and joined the soccer team.
It might take time for Ziki to stop worrying about his family.
"Studying will help me as well as my brothers and sisters," he said.
Source: CBS News April 5, 2018, 8:21 AM