A Fresh Start

Elsie Ejismekwu is a trucker and cabbie in Watford City. Divorced and a mother of five, she moved to the Bakken for the work, which pays more than most other places in America. Says Ejismekwu, “I wanted a fresh start so I came to North Dakota.” Photo and story by Todd Melby.

Truck View - Watford City

Coco and Elsie


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