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(Photo Story) College, Care and Chickens

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Nichols picks up and attempts to play with her favorite chicken, Bertha, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in her backyard in San Marcos, Texas. Nichols said Bertha is her favorite chicken because of her dog-like actions; the chicken often follows her around and displays a “big personality.”

Student finds a way to balance school, work and raising chickens

Editor’s Note: Due to strict daycare policy, we were not able to photograph children in any capacity at the Kids of the Kingdom daycare center inside of First Lutheran Church in San Marcos, Texas.

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  • A glass of Apothic Dark Red Blend wine sits while Nichols prepares for finals, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at her home in San Marcos, Texas. Nichols doesn’t drink early in the day due to her schedule nor does she want to. The wine serves as her evening detox from all of her day-to-day duties.

  • Nichols’ finals week schedule sits on her living room table, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at her home in San Marcos, Texas. With a strict school and work schedule, Nichols only has time to study in the evening and on weekends. “I know college is important,” Nichols said. “I have the opportunity to (attend college), so I would never throw it away.”

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