Never too late: Minturn mom graduates from Colorado Mountain College

By Ross Leonhart

MINTURN — When Emily Martinez lost her mother to cancer, she took a long, hard look at life.“Losing her — I was 32 — it was really hard because we were really close,” Martinez said. “It just made me realize how short life is. She was only 54.”Her mother had said she wished she’d gone to Nashville, something simple in her daughter’s eyes. “It’s not like asking to go to the moon,” she said.With two kids of her own, Martinez vowed to push them to fulfill anything their hearts desired. She didn’t want money, or time, to be a hindrance. …

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