Despite falling on hard times and not being able to pay for his studies, Lunga Mfingwana still graduated as a doctor recently.
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In a post on Twitter, Lunga wrote:
"I’m wearing my internship scrubs today because it is my last call as a Registrar. It has been a long 4 year(s) journey that started with WSU giving me a chance to do my undergraduate with no source of funding but a determined parent and family. I wouldn’t be where I am today...
"If I wasn’t for the sacrifices made by late mom, my lovely sisters and the 'rural university!' Often looked down on. Thanks."
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His post inspired many on social media, with scores of congratulatory messages streaming in for the new Dr.
Briefly.co.za learned that @magembi felt inspired: "This is inspiring Lunga.. all the best."
In November, Briefly.co.za reported that a young man from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, also graduated as a doctor after six long years of study.
Olwethu Vilakazi took to Twitter to share the exciting news of his achievement, Briefly.co.za gathered.
He shared a photo of his stethoscope and badge showing his title. He accompanied it with the caption, "Degree complete. Y'all can address me as Dr. O.N Vilakazi."
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Source: Briefly News