This story talks about a woman named Alba who was born and raised in Puerto Rico and then moved to Springfield, MA. She talks about how everyone in life has potential to succeed in life if you put your mind to it. She says it is important to be a good example for your kids. She talks about her struggles in life when she was working full time and going to school at night. How her sacrifices paid off when she graduated college with a bachelor's degree in psychology and was able to purchase her own home.