- A mother and her daughter have both graduated with Master's of Science in Nursing degrees from Henderson State University in the United States of America
- Barbra Ellis and her daughter Destiney Ellis received their master's degrees from the university on Mother's Day
- The pair overcame several challenges and hope their story can inspire other generations to come
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After two years of hard work and dedication, a mother and her daughter have both graduated with Master's of Science in Nursing from Henderson State University in the United States of America.
Barbra Ellis and her daughter Destiney Ellis walked across the university's stage to receive their degrees on Mother's Day.
The pair had to juggle their studies with their work in the medical field as essential workers on the frontlines amid the prevailing pandemic.
Overcoming the odds
"I spent going to check on her in the ICU because she saw the frontline more than anybody.
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"She dealt with more of the patients who came in through the units that many times didn't make it out of the unit,'' said Barbra, according to katv.com.
Barbra and her daughter said that even though there were tough times, they hope their story can inspire others for years to come.
Black Mum and Daughter With Same Birthday Set To Graduate From Same University
In a similar story, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a mother and her daughter from Louisiana who share the same birthday are set to walk the same stage during their graduation from Grambling State University.
Suzzon Jiles and her daughter, who share more than one thing in common will be graduating from the establishment in the United States of America in May.
The 48-year-old mother of two and her daughter Trinity Humphrey are proud of the milestone, MyArklamiss reports.
Anthony Anderson: After 30 Years, Actor Graduates With His First Degree From Howard University
Meanwhile, after three decades, African-American Anthony Anderson graduated from the Chadwick A Boseman College of Fine Arts at Howard University.
The Black-ish actor made his achievement public Sunday on Instagram as he disclose that he'd earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the prestigious university.
Anderson mentioned that it was all a dream come true and words couldn't explain his emotions.