Without intending to do so, My mama has provided an example of accomplshment that anyone could emulate. Bachelors degrees in English and Education and History. Taught for several years, and then got a nursing certification. Then studied to become a Registered Nurse and passed her state board exam at the age of 60. True story. Retired at age 75. Passed away on Sunday, January 27. My Mama lived 95 years. Graveside service to be held on Friday, February 1.