From primary school to varsity: Childhood friends graduate together

From primary school to varsity: Childhood friends graduate together

- A proud dad gushed about his son's academic success on social media

- The father shared two photos of his son and his friends on Facebook

- The group of friends attended primary school together and now they have obtained their degrees together

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On Tuesday, a proud dad, Geoffrey Stringer, penned an inspiring post on how his son and his childhood friends recently graduated with degrees in their respective fields recently.

The post read:

"This is my son, front right, and his friends. Best friends since early primary school days. In 2019 they all graduated in different fields of study. Our country is alive with possibilities and these young men are eager to explore it. #theyarestaying."
From primary school to varsity: Childhood friends graduate together

A group of childhood friends graduated together. Photo credit: Geoffrey Stringer/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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The story inspired South Africans who applauded the group of friends for pushing through to graduation together.

Christelle Van Graan commented:

"Well done you bright young stars! Now go change our futures with the hope you inspire. Be blessed in all you do!"

Megan Elphick Couperthwaite added:

"Congratulations to all of them. I love to hear about young people graduating. This country needs bright, enthusiastic, hard-working young people."

Daya Chetty wrote:

"You are all products of learning. Giving our younger generation encouragement and hope. Go on display. Become mentors."

From one friendship goal to another, a man explained how a black family embraced him ten years ago, even though he's a white man. reported the family had a wedding and the man was invited as a special guest and even had the honour of being one of the speakers at the ceremony.

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