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Journeys of Hope inspires students to help

When Glenda graduated from North Shore Community College with an associate’s degree at age 22, she wanted to continue her education. Her mother disapproved and told her she had to work full time.

“She said, ‘Stop with that college nonsense,’ ” said the Lynn native, who asked that her last name not be used. “If I wouldn’t stop, she would throw me out of her house.”

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