Operation Graduation 2013: Marilyn Martinez (DeKalb, Ill.)

Date: June 3, 2013

I was sent to Ombudsman because I got pregnant at 15 and I was not going to school because of that. I was getting bad grades.

What I like about Ombudsman is that the teachers help you a lot. They always find a way to help you on your work. Ombudsman works for me for many reasons. One of them is that I only come for 3 hours. The other one is I have time to spend with my kids and I can work. The most important thing is that it helps me spend time with my kids.

My plans for the future are to go to college, get a good job, and be a CNA nurse and be with my kids.

Photo Credit: Classes & Careers

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