Grandma achieves dream of college degree

Elaine Houston & WNYT Staff
Created: November 12, 2020 06:05 PM

NewsChannel 13 first introduced you to Bridget Singh-Liebson in 2017. A native of Guyana, she dreamt of coming to the United States, and her dream came true.

Considered the land of great opportunity, Liebson thought everyone here had a Mercedes, so she worked two jobs and bought a white Mercedes.

Life was good. She raised her kids and became an empty nester. Then she started to work on her second dream, earning her GED. She was 56. She persevered and earned it.

Next, she went back and looked at that 2017 interview. She realized there was another dream she had to fulfill – a college degree. Now, the 60-year-old grandmother has that, too!

Learn about how she did it, and how the first day in college was almost her last, by watching the video of Elaine Houston's story.


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