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Military Spouse, Online Student Graduates

by Arizona State University

When Melanie Wood started taking classes at a community college right out of high school, she thought it would be a good opportunity to get the basics out of the way. Not knowing which direction she wanted to go, however, Wood eventually dropped out of school, got married and started her family.

Her husband joined the Army after they got married, and Wood spent the next 15 years moving as the Army relocated their family and supporting her husband through two deployments in Iraq.

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