Thursday, June 1, 2023

Woman in labor receives her college diploma: ‘There’s nothing to stop me’

Kelsey hoodie is a student of Henry Ford College in Michigan, USA She was determined to get her college degree at all costs, Even if she has to give birth on stage. After going into labor, the 27-year-old attended a graduation ceremony to receive her diploma, and He immediately went to the hospital.

Hoody always dreamed of becoming a teacher and admits that he didn’t want to do anything else with his life. In the middle of her preparatory process, she became pregnant with her first daughter, but this did not stop her from continuing her education, although the path was not easy.

The woman told ABC7 While I was studying, I was also working full time at a primary school and during her last semester, which coincided with the late stages of her pregnancy, Enroll in online courses to avoid long commutes.

Although her due date was fixed on May 26, Saturday May 6 38 weeks pregnant, started spreading That day was her graduation ceremony, for which her acquaintances and teachers extended their influence so that the future new mother could attend.

They tried to do everything fast so that the woman didn’t have to wait long, however, Russell Kavalahuna, The president, Henry Ford, gave a brief speech before handing her her diploma, in which he praised her courage and determination.

“When we bring people to Henry Ford College, they take courage. He has persistence (…) There are few things more important than this college degree, and that is what he has to achieve”.Kavalahuna said moments before handing Kelsey her technical degree in art.

Seeing her receive her diploma, her teachers and classmates applauded and cheered enthusiastically for her new achievement.

“The crowd went nuts, I think it made me smile”He commented on ABC7 acknowledging “When I walked on stage with her in the belly, I had no idea she would be such an inspiration to others”,

After this the woman entered the hospital, where she finally welcomed her first child on 9 May. Nailah. new mom He plans to continue his academic path by pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Eastern Michigan University.

“Don’t give up, that’s the most important thing. Don’t give up. If you have a goal, go for it” She told expectant mothers from local media that if anyone else is going through a similar situation, don’t give up.

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