Nesa's story

Nesa lives in Urbana, Ill., where she lives with her boyfriend, Jesse, and their three children. Nesa works as an aide in private home care, but records music in her home studio on the weekends. She still has big dreams of being a singer/song writer, but she balances that desire with her responsibility to her family. 

Nesa dotes on her youngest child, Justus.
Nesa unpacks groceries for the family.
Nesa trims her dog, Boy-boy, in the backyard with her youngest child, Justus.
Nesa reviews the family's bills.
Nesa escorts Shirley, 80, from the YMCA to the car. Nesa works as a home care aide for Shirley.
Photographs of Nesa's blended family hang on the fridge.
Nesa watches Amoura play at the Playground for Everyone in Urbana.
Nesa practices singing in her bedroom studio.

Nesa dotes on her youngest child, Justus. Nesa unpacks groceries for the family. Nesa trims her dog, Boy-boy, in the backyard with her youngest child, Justus. Nesa reviews the family's bills. Nesa escorts Shirley, 80, from the YMCA to the car. Nesa works as a home care aide for Shirley. Photographs of Nesa's blended family hang on the fridge. Nesa watches Amoura play at the Playground for Everyone in Urbana. Nesa practices singing in her bedroom studio.
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