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Mother and daughter journey through Gillette College nursing school together

GILLETTE - In many ways, Kayla and Kori Amos are entirely different.

They don't learn the same. Neither has the same morning routine. Their average day begins hours apart and there's a 20-year age gap between them.

Kayla wakes up at 6 a.m. to make sure her youngest, a senior at Hulett High School, is awake and ready to go. Kori may snooze until 8:45 a.m.

Kori's week includes time at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center where she works as a certified nursing assistant. Kayla drives from Carlile, a "blink and you'll miss it" town north of Moorcroft, into Gillette multiple times a week, ne...