Her parents never graduated from high school, and she became pregnant before she had a chance to graduate.
A story which could have had a sad ending for a Ventura County woman will have a very happy one this week.
Tammy Rivera-Tubbs will not only receive her doctorate in education, but receive it the same weekend, and from the same local university where one of her daughters is also graduating.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.
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