Ella Coney: From Welfare to Millionaire Today in our series, "Great Expectations," we meet Ella Coney. She went from a single parent facing jail time for welfare fraud to a real estate millionaire. Coney tells Farai Chideya how she overcame some tremendous obstacles in her life and talks about her new memoir, When You Fall Down - Get Up!
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Ella Coney: From Welfare to Millionaire

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Ella Coney: From Welfare to Millionaire

Ella Coney: From Welfare to Millionaire

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Today in our series, "Great Expectations," we meet Ella Coney.

She went from a single parent facing jail time for welfare fraud to a real estate millionaire.

Coney tells Farai Chideya how she overcame some tremendous obstacles in her life and talks about her new memoir, When You Fall Down - Get Up!

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When You Fall Down - Get Up!

A Millionaire's Memoir

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