When Your Daughter Goes to College

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With higher education getting more expensive every second, this post really hit home for me. KD was pursuing an acting career when she discovered she was pregnant. She wrote her post when that baby told KD she'd been accepted to UCF.

From the post:

It was at that moment that I understood what a mistake I had made with my life by not pursuing an education. It never occurred to me that I would become a mom at twenty-two with no means of supporting my child. I was angry with myself. How could I have never seen this coming? And I was embarrassed. I had lived in a small country town for my middle and high school days. A town where soon everyone would know I was pregnant and not married. I thought of myself as a failure.

UCLA library

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