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Two kidney transplants led graduate to nursing

Essdras M Suarez/Globe StaffMigdalia Bachman graduated from Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill yesterday surrounded by her son, Christian; her daughter, Norma; her mother, Norberta Cerezo; and her sister, Marisol Mendez. She had received kidneys from her mother and brother. Essdras M Suarez/Globe StaffMigdalia Bachman graduated from Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill yesterday surrounded by her son, Christian; her daughter, Norma; her mother, Norberta Cerezo; and her sister, Marisol Mendez. She had received kidneys from her mother and brother. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / May 17, 2009

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HAVERHILL - As a teenager, Migdalia Bachman was enthralled by dreams of becoming a pilot. But when Bachman, 39, graduated yesterday from Northern Essex Community College, she had moved closer to her new vision of helping others in need. (Full article: 624 words)

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