Single Mom Celebrates Twice

Single Mom Celebrates Twice

I remember when I was in college, it was my last semester, December 2004. I had just left the admissions office with my tuition statement and wondered how’d I’m going to pay this bill, without taking out another loan. I had made it this far in my undergraduate studies with staying under the 15K mark of student loans, and didn’t want to go any higher. I remember my mom casually pulling out some paper bonds, saying let’s go to the bank. We did, and my last semester was paid in cash, with a few hundred dollars left to put towards books. She, yet again, had made a way out of now way for me. And she did it alone.

So when I read the story about twins Darion and Varion Walton graduating with their Master’s degree from SHSU, with honors, I could relate. They grew up in a single parent low-income home, which meant their mother’s job was… keep reading here! 

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