This story is about one woman who wouldn’t let any hurdles stand in her way, even those hurdles that would stop many of us in our tracks.

Alexis Schulz is a wife, mother and a nurse, who couldn’t imagine doing anything but taking care of others.

“Born and raised in Bismarck, actually born at St. A’s and I’m currently a nurse there, so I always like to say, ‘I never made it very far, did I,’” Schulz laughed.

She’s currently working as a nurse, while in her seventh, and final, year of college, getting her doctorate in nursing at the University of Mary.

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