Sharon Nolan was born and raised on a Cochranville, Pa., dairy farm and her entire life has been about the dairy business. She has done everything from owning milking herds to raising and showing prize-winning calves, heifers and cows. She has also mentored many youth in the Chester Country 4-H dairy program.

Nolan and her husband Rob have a family of four adult children and 10 grandchildren, ages 8 to 20, who are all either 4-H alumni, current 4-H members or soon-to-be 4-H members. Raising, caring for, and showing dairy cows under the family banner of Dreamnol Ayrshires, is part of growing up a Nolan. 

Art Petrosemolo is a freelance correspondent and photojournalist in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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