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My First Day Podcast: Juggling Marriage And Motherhood In A Military Family

Omni Hampton and her husband Morris Hampton Sr. are pictured in this photo ta...

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Above: Omni Hampton and her husband Morris Hampton Sr. are pictured in this photo taken in May 2018.

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Omni Hampton grew up in a military family, traveling from place to place. She swore she’d never marry a military member. That was before she became a navy wife and mother.

Aired: April 1, 2020 | Transcript

Life as a military spouse comes with challenges, from getting used to life on the move to having a spouse who is often absent for months on end.

For Omni Hampton, juggling marriage and motherhood in a military family has provided adventure, frustration, and a unique insight into the true meaning of home.

On a new episode of KPBS Explore podcast "My First Day," host Andrew Bracken talks to Hampton about her "drop and go" life.

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