Graduating from a university like the University of the Witwatersrand is an accomplishment that any student can be proud of. If that student had to sell earphones at the library steps and sleep in the library then the achievement is that much sweeter.
A young graduate shared his success and words of encouragement on social media after he accomplished his dream of graduating from the University of Witwatersrand.
Despite having a very hard time while working towards his graduation, Twitter user and law graduate @thenextbarack inspires the youth of South Africa with his perseverance and dedication.
The dream started with selling earphones at the library steps and sleeping in the library.
Today I got that LLB.
Thank you to all the people who helped me along the way. I couldn’t have done it without you.
The graduate also had his faith to encourage him and keep him going in difficult times.
If you were homeless. If you slept on the floors of Wits. If you sold earphones for years to clear your debts. If you wrote assignments for money and debated to keep your intellectual skills sharp.
Never stop celebrating breaking the generational curse.
I thank you Jesus
South Africans were inspired and wholeheartedly congratulated the law graduate on social media:
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