Exclusive: Newest Nunavut lawyer talks about overcoming obstacles and never giving up

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By overcoming obstacles and having family support, Lori Idlout has earned her law degree. She became Nunavut’s newest lawyer on Nov. 22, 2019.

The 45-year-old lawyer graduated with a law degree from the University of Ottawa last year.

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Idlout’s family members gather to support her new accomplishment. At the back from the left stands Josiah Murphy, Robin Idlout, Allan Mullin, Nastania Mullin, Charles Idlout, Samuel Illupalik and Cassiar Mullin. Front, from left are Crystal Mullin, Mylena Idlout-Mullin, Carmen Idlout, Lori Idlout, Mason Mullin, Jo-Anne Idlout and Sam Mullin.

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