Mother, son defy odds and graduate together with PhD’s
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) — A local mom and her son have achieved great heights in education, but it didn’t come easily. The pair recently earned their PhD’s on the very same day, a goal that seemed impossible when their long journey began.
"Never in a thousand, million, trillion years [did I expect to get my PhD]. The thought of becoming a doctor anyone was far fetched," said Dr. Maurice McBride.
He got his diploma at a ceremony in Minneapolis, MN in August, but the day wasn’t just about his accomplishment. It was about sharing the stage with his mother. [Continue reading article.]