Lady who survived a liver transplant celebrates: 'I am now a graduate’

Lady who survived a liver transplant celebrates: 'I am now a graduate’

- Mimo Mokgosi survived a liver transplant

- She has made the most of her new lease of life and has graduated from university

- Her inspiring story touched the hearts of many South Africans on Twitter

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A young South African woman has celebrated her graduation from university soon after surviving a liver transplant.

Writing on Twitter, the Johannesburg-based Mimo Mokgosi recalled the words of her doctor reassuring her dad that Mimo will not end up in a coffin. She added:

I am now a graduate, nowhere close to a coffin. It can only be you LORD.

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Briefly.co.za learned that Mimo was diagnosed with hepatitis autoimmune disease in 2008. This necessitated a liver transplant in 2013.

Although she survived the transplant, medications caused numerous side effects and she ended up having several illnesses until 2017.

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Despite all these conditions, she incredibly managed to complete her studies. Her graduation is therefore an inspirational feat of endurance and triumph.

Tweeps congratulated her on her achievement. They also praised her for being resilient and wished her well.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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