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Mother and Daughter graduates US Nursing school same day, sets record

A mother and daughter from Nigeria, have achieved outstanding success after they both earned their Nursing degrees from Arlington Career Institute, United States at the same time.

Mother, Theresa Udie, and Daughter, Blessing Ikung bagged their degree in Nursing at the same time.  Theresa shared their achievement on Facebook describing it as an incredible journey they had together as mother and daughter in nursing school.

She mentioned that they faced their challenges together balancing work and school, having sleepless nights studying for their examination and she is glad they tackled it together as a team.

”It’s time to celebrate the incredible journey we’ve had together as mother and daughter in nursing school. From sleepless nights studying for exams to overcoming the challenges of balancing work and school, we’ve tackled it all as a team,” she said.

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Theresa said they supported each other every step of the way as classmates, teammates, and family. She added that she is proud of their achievements in preserving and finally fulfilling their dream of becoming a Nurse.

”Here’s to the late-night study sessions, the laughter, the tears, and the countless memories we’ve made on this journey. Thank you to our loved ones for your unwavering support,” she said.

Aside from being a Nurse, Blessing is also a military officer in the United States. She graduated from army basic training school in Fort Jackson, South Carolina State at the age of 18.


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In a similar story, mother, Timika Lindsay, and Daughter, Elise Lindsay have broken the 177-year-old record of the United States Naval Academy after emerging as the first African-American mother and daughter duo to graduate from the academy.

Timika Lindsay is a retired Navy Captain who graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1992 and 31 years later, her daughter, Elise Lindsay followed in her footsteps. Read more about them HERE.

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