Single mother inspires with viral graduation photographs

Single mother inspires with viral graduation photographs

World April 12, 2018 10:48

- As a child Ieshia Champs dreamed of shining in the court as a lawyer. In her teens it was unfortunately different, but as mother of 5 she has her paper in her pocket this year. The graduation photos of the powermoeder are currently conquering the entire internet.

As a teenager, Ieshia did not have it easy. 'My mother was addicted to drugs, my father was deceased and I was homeless. I lived with friends or who wanted me in the house. Then I became pregnant with my first child and from there things went their own way. 'Tells them to CBS News.

The young woman stopped school and went to work to keep her family going. When Ieshia was pregnant with her fourth child, the year 2009 turned into a disaster year for the family. Ieshia lost her house in a fire, she lost her job and her husband, the father of her children, died of cancer.

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Ieshia fell into a deep valley, but one day he was approached by her pastor. 'Pastor Louise Holman called me one day and said that God had told her that I had to go back to school to get my GED (General Equivalency Diploma) to become the lawyer I wanted to be. At first I thought it was crazy because I was too old, had three children and the fourth was on my way. '

With her GED in her pocket, the mother was able to move through Houston Community College to the university in Texas, where she now obtained her degree in law. Ieshia could never have achieved this without the help of her children. 'I took the picture with my children. We actually succeeded with his sixes! 'The photographs of the mother and her children inspire people worldwide.

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