From left, Yana Hudson, 18, looks at her sister Janaye Richardson, 8, while her daughter Addysen Hudson, 2, sleeps on her lap, as their sister Janiyah Richardson, 7, looks in the mirror at their home in Flint, Mich.

From left, Yana Hudson, 18, looks at her sister Janaye Richardson, 8, while her daughter Addysen Hudson, 2, sleeps on her lap, as their sister Janiyah Richardson, 7, looks in the mirror at their home in Flint, Mich.

 Yana Hudson watches her twin children play during their 2nd birthday party at her grandparent's house. “You stay overwhelmed and you’re exhausted most of the time,” Hudson said. “It’s just hard having two at the same time."

Yana Hudson watches her twin children play during their 2nd birthday party at her grandparent's house. “You stay overwhelmed and you’re exhausted most of the time,” Hudson said. “It’s just hard having two at the same time."

 Addysen, 2, and Ayden, 2, Hudson sleep as their mother, Yana Hudson, looks in her backpack in her bedroom.

Addysen, 2, and Ayden, 2, Hudson sleep as their mother, Yana Hudson, looks in her backpack in her bedroom.

 Yana Hudson attempts to take a basketball from her son, Ayden Hudson at their home. Yana plays basketball for Beecher High School and hopes to make it to the Women's National Basketball Association.

Yana Hudson attempts to take a basketball from her son, Ayden Hudson at their home. Yana plays basketball for Beecher High School and hopes to make it to the Women's National Basketball Association.

 Yana Hudson, center, jokes with friends as they buy food during the boys basketball game at Beecher High School.

Yana Hudson, center, jokes with friends as they buy food during the boys basketball game at Beecher High School.

 Yana Hudson sits on the bench displaying her tattoo reading "Yana" during her basketball game against Corunna High School at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.

Yana Hudson sits on the bench displaying her tattoo reading "Yana" during her basketball game against Corunna High School at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.

 Yana Hudson, on right, waits with her team to be called for "senior night" where they are honored in front of an audience at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.

Yana Hudson, on right, waits with her team to be called for "senior night" where they are honored in front of an audience at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.

 From left, Diana Wiley, Yana's mother, prepares dinner while Yana Hudson and her sister Janaye Richardson watch TV at their home. Wiley adopted Yana when she was eight months old.

From left, Diana Wiley, Yana's mother, prepares dinner while Yana Hudson and her sister Janaye Richardson watch TV at their home. Wiley adopted Yana when she was eight months old.

 Yana Hudson rubs oil on her son, Ayden Hudson, at her home. "Just feeling the love from your own kids is different from your mom and dad, you actually have to be there and protect something that’s yours,” she said.

Yana Hudson rubs oil on her son, Ayden Hudson, at her home. "Just feeling the love from your own kids is different from your mom and dad, you actually have to be there and protect something that’s yours,” she said.

 From center left, Yana Hudson dances next to her sister Janiyah Richardson in between taking photos before Hudon's prom, outside of her house.

From center left, Yana Hudson dances next to her sister Janiyah Richardson in between taking photos before Hudon's prom, outside of her house.

 Yana Hudson secures a photo of her daughter Addysen Hudson to her bedroom wall.

Yana Hudson secures a photo of her daughter Addysen Hudson to her bedroom wall.

 Yana Hudson works on math homework for an online class she took during the summer. Yana finds time for homework late at night or when other family members are able to take care of her children.

Yana Hudson works on math homework for an online class she took during the summer. Yana finds time for homework late at night or when other family members are able to take care of her children.

 Yana Hudson, center, adjusts her graduation cap to take photos in front of her high school's sign after graduation at Beecher High School.

Yana Hudson, center, adjusts her graduation cap to take photos in front of her high school's sign after graduation at Beecher High School.

 From left, Yana Hudson looks up at her sister Janaye Richardson while she takes a bath before doing homework at their home. “I don’t really do too much,” Hudson said regarding her life outside of school, basketball, and family.

From left, Yana Hudson looks up at her sister Janaye Richardson while she takes a bath before doing homework at their home. “I don’t really do too much,” Hudson said regarding her life outside of school, basketball, and family.

 Yana Hudson wakes up before school. “I’ve basically been through everything growing up so I’ve finally got myself together. Don’t nothing bother me because at the end of the day it’s about me, Addysen and Ayden," Hudson said.

Yana Hudson wakes up before school. “I’ve basically been through everything growing up so I’ve finally got myself together. Don’t nothing bother me because at the end of the day it’s about me, Addysen and Ayden," Hudson said.

 From left, Yana Hudson, 18, looks at her sister Janaye Richardson, 8, while her daughter Addysen Hudson, 2, sleeps on her lap, as their sister Janiyah Richardson, 7, looks in the mirror at their home in Flint, Mich.
 Yana Hudson watches her twin children play during their 2nd birthday party at her grandparent's house. “You stay overwhelmed and you’re exhausted most of the time,” Hudson said. “It’s just hard having two at the same time."
 Addysen, 2, and Ayden, 2, Hudson sleep as their mother, Yana Hudson, looks in her backpack in her bedroom.
 Yana Hudson attempts to take a basketball from her son, Ayden Hudson at their home. Yana plays basketball for Beecher High School and hopes to make it to the Women's National Basketball Association.
 Yana Hudson, center, jokes with friends as they buy food during the boys basketball game at Beecher High School.
 Yana Hudson sits on the bench displaying her tattoo reading "Yana" during her basketball game against Corunna High School at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.
 Yana Hudson, on right, waits with her team to be called for "senior night" where they are honored in front of an audience at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.
 From left, Diana Wiley, Yana's mother, prepares dinner while Yana Hudson and her sister Janaye Richardson watch TV at their home. Wiley adopted Yana when she was eight months old.
 Yana Hudson rubs oil on her son, Ayden Hudson, at her home. "Just feeling the love from your own kids is different from your mom and dad, you actually have to be there and protect something that’s yours,” she said.
 From center left, Yana Hudson dances next to her sister Janiyah Richardson in between taking photos before Hudon's prom, outside of her house.
 Yana Hudson secures a photo of her daughter Addysen Hudson to her bedroom wall.
 Yana Hudson works on math homework for an online class she took during the summer. Yana finds time for homework late at night or when other family members are able to take care of her children.
 Yana Hudson, center, adjusts her graduation cap to take photos in front of her high school's sign after graduation at Beecher High School.
 From left, Yana Hudson looks up at her sister Janaye Richardson while she takes a bath before doing homework at their home. “I don’t really do too much,” Hudson said regarding her life outside of school, basketball, and family.
 Yana Hudson wakes up before school. “I’ve basically been through everything growing up so I’ve finally got myself together. Don’t nothing bother me because at the end of the day it’s about me, Addysen and Ayden," Hudson said.

From left, Yana Hudson, 18, looks at her sister Janaye Richardson, 8, while her daughter Addysen Hudson, 2, sleeps on her lap, as their sister Janiyah Richardson, 7, looks in the mirror at their home in Flint, Mich.

Yana Hudson watches her twin children play during their 2nd birthday party at her grandparent's house. “You stay overwhelmed and you’re exhausted most of the time,” Hudson said. “It’s just hard having two at the same time."

Addysen, 2, and Ayden, 2, Hudson sleep as their mother, Yana Hudson, looks in her backpack in her bedroom.

Yana Hudson attempts to take a basketball from her son, Ayden Hudson at their home. Yana plays basketball for Beecher High School and hopes to make it to the Women's National Basketball Association.

Yana Hudson, center, jokes with friends as they buy food during the boys basketball game at Beecher High School.

Yana Hudson sits on the bench displaying her tattoo reading "Yana" during her basketball game against Corunna High School at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.

Yana Hudson, on right, waits with her team to be called for "senior night" where they are honored in front of an audience at Beecher High School's Moses Lacy Field House.

From left, Diana Wiley, Yana's mother, prepares dinner while Yana Hudson and her sister Janaye Richardson watch TV at their home. Wiley adopted Yana when she was eight months old.

Yana Hudson rubs oil on her son, Ayden Hudson, at her home. "Just feeling the love from your own kids is different from your mom and dad, you actually have to be there and protect something that’s yours,” she said.

From center left, Yana Hudson dances next to her sister Janiyah Richardson in between taking photos before Hudon's prom, outside of her house.

Yana Hudson secures a photo of her daughter Addysen Hudson to her bedroom wall.

Yana Hudson works on math homework for an online class she took during the summer. Yana finds time for homework late at night or when other family members are able to take care of her children.

Yana Hudson, center, adjusts her graduation cap to take photos in front of her high school's sign after graduation at Beecher High School.

From left, Yana Hudson looks up at her sister Janaye Richardson while she takes a bath before doing homework at their home. “I don’t really do too much,” Hudson said regarding her life outside of school, basketball, and family.

Yana Hudson wakes up before school. “I’ve basically been through everything growing up so I’ve finally got myself together. Don’t nothing bother me because at the end of the day it’s about me, Addysen and Ayden," Hudson said.

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