Abused as a child, she overcame her feelings of low self worth through therapy. Now she has four children of her own, ages two to 13, and works full-time as a receptionist at a local bank while she attends the University of Phoenix online. With help of a supportive, disabled husband, who stays home with the children, Eureka has a 3.56 GPA.
“My children and my husband have sacrificed so much to enable me to further my education,” Eureka said. “I have finally been blessed.”