October 18, 2017
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Memories of son drive mother to graduate from college

By J.B. Lawrence, Special to the BDN
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In 2011, Monica Bowen’s world was turned upside down when her son Joshua died unexpectedly. Both attending college at the time, Bowen felt little motivation to continue her studies. However, a promise made between this mother and son gave her the strength needed to graduate.

With the support of family, friends, and professors Monica Bowen will be graduating this May with a bachelor’s in business administration, concentration in accounting, from the University of Maine at Augusta.


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