The Importance of Women Education

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My name is Cora. I’m a student, wife, soon to be mom, US Navy Reservist, full time care giver to my family, and I work a full time job. I’ve always wanted to go to school and get a college degree of my own to not only make my life better but also my future kids life better. My family has always supported me with wanting to go to college since I’m the first one in the family ever to try. I had tried once before to do the whole college thing, but had a hard time focusing on my studies, I had approximately twelve people that were either family or real close friends pass away that year. So I decided to take some time off and join the military. Almost four years later, I had married my wonderful husband, got pregnant a month after getting married and thought to myself I want a better life for my child that I’m about to give birth to. I didn’t have such a good childhood since my parents were both high school drop outs and divorced. I definitely didn’t want that for my son. So I decided to try again, but like last time it’s not easy for me to focus steadily on my school work. With everything that was going on in my life my husband and I were constantly at each other’s necks. Which that didn’t help me any since I’m pregnant and very emotional. I broke down plenty of times not knowing what to do and how I was going to be able to deal with everything and still have the time to get my college degree. The only thing that kept me going was the thought of having to watch my baby boy grow up the way I did. After breaking down way to many times for my own good and worrying that I was harming my baby by all the stress that both me and my husband was going through it was very important that I made a plan for my life and everyone in it. In the past year my mother had a stroke and wasn’t able to work and needed someone there full time to help her out. So a couple of months ago I moved my mom down here with me so I could watch her, take care of her and get on her feet. Then...
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