Chasing Maine: Indomitable Spirit

Fabi and Fartun have shown remarkable strength and fortitude as they pursue their goal of graduation and becoming nurses.

by | July 11, 2021

 

Fabiola Jenson and Fartun Hirsi are best friends and students at the University of Southern Maine’s School of Nursing. Despite the challenges of immigration from Africa and attending college with children at home, Fabi and Fartun have shown remarkable strength and fortitude as they pursue their goal of graduation and becoming nurses.

Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Subscribe to the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.

 

Roger McCord

Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.


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