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Mercy Howell

Mercy Howell


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

After earning an A.A. degree with honors, Mercy completed her LN program and is working full time as a practical nurse. She plans to go back to school for her RN while continuing to work.


Homeschooling Articles by Mercy Howell

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers Hang in there with your "late bloomer." A slow start can still lead to a strong finish.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School
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