How will it help me get rolling? The journey of a woman from religious fanaticism to empowerment in education.
Tara Westover grew up in a farm where her Mormon family had an unconventional approach to schooling.
The Westover siblings taught and encouraged each other to go to school.
Tara's first job gave her a taste of the outside world.
Tara's family always refused medical assistance and ignored risks.
In order to take admission in college Tara had to pass the ACT exams.
Tara felt intimidated and struggled with her coursework in college.
Burdened with health and financial worries, Tara had to learn to ask for help.
As Tara continued with her education, she got to know about her father's obsession as he suffered an accident
Tara got an amazing research opportunity that led to a fantastic graduate program.
At Trinity College, Tara finally felt as though she belonged but distressing news soon came from home.
While Tara got involved in her studies, her relationship with her familly went downhill.
Tara had to make a tough decision in order to earn her doctorate.