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For most, returning to college after starting a family isn’t easy, but Valerie Chartier shatters the norm.

For Chartier, a third-year student at the FSU College of Law, returning to school was a chance to pursue an opportunity she had always dreamed of but passed up.

“I applied and was accepted to several law schools almost 10 years ago,” Chartier said. “But it wasn’t until two years ago that I was finally able to make it to law school.”