“I never regret that I waited until I had three kids to go back to school,” says USM School of Nursing student Fartun Hirsi. “I love every day, and I also encourage any girl or woman, no matter what age you are, education has no age limit. You can always pursue your dreams and become whoever you want to be.”
Watch best friends and USM School of Nursing students Fabiola Jenson and Fartun Hirsi share how they are pursuing their goals of graduation and becoming nurses while raising children at their respective homes.
Featured on the Maine Monitor, Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series produced by veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord, who “chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State.”