Mother, daughter to graduate nursing school after a battle with cancer

CHARLOTTE — A mother and daughter made a journey together and are graduating from UNC Charlotte with master’s degrees in nursing.

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Beniecia Barnett said her mother, Shonica Jones, was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, and their bond was an important factor in beating the disease.

In the video at the top of this webpage, reporter DaShawn Brown speaks with the mother-daughter duo about their inspiring story and their unwavering will to succeed.

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