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Mother’s Day celebration: Mother-daughter duo set to graduate from Historically Black College Fayetteville State University [Video]

FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina — Marcia Thomas has never worn a cap and gown before. The 49-year-old was a teen mom, who was forced to forego high school graduation.

“I never went to my high school graduation and did all those things,” said Thomas. “So many times as a parent, you put yourself on the back burner. You know your kids are important. Going back to school has always been on my bucket list. I just thought that maybe it would have been years from now.”

Educating her children was always a priority. She returned to school many years later and will be earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Fayetteville State University.

But there’s one twist.

“We’re graduating together! I think I’m more excited this time,” said Amanda Ross, Marcia’s oldest daughter.

Ross is an alum of Fayetteville State University, who is graduating with her master’s degree in social work.

“We lined it up …

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Boy killed, girl and woman wounded in Wilmington [Video]

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