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Mercy Pride

Mercy Pride


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 Pride

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School
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