Family affair: Man, his wife and father will graduate college together

Published: Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 5:41 AM

Three members of the same family will graduate from a Maryland university Saturday.
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Three members of the same family will graduate from a Maryland university Saturday.(stevensokulski/PIxabay)

Graduation is going to a family affair Saturday at a Maryland University.

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Three members of the same family -- a man, his wife and his father -- will graduate from the University of Maryland’s University College, WTTG reported.

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Earning their diplomas are Shamir Taylor, a retired Army veteran; his wife Nyema Taylor, a breast cancer survivor and mother of two; and Shamir’s father, Raymond Richardson, a retired Army master sergeant.

“It’s been a journey,” Nyema Taylor told WUSA.

Shamir Taylor will be earning a B.S. in business administration. Nyema Taylor is earning a B.A. in graphic communication, while Richardson will received a B.S. in public safety administration, WTTG reported.

“I’ve been at it over 30 years, trying to get my degree,” Richardson, 62, told WUSA. “It just goes to show you, you’re never too old to get an education.”