Then and now: Man shares inspiring photos of journey to success

Then and now: Man shares inspiring photos of journey to success

- A man took to social media to share his success story

- He grew up poor but managed to work hard and study all the way to a Master's degree

- Social media users were inspired by his post

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A man shared his inspiring journey to success on social media. He posted two pictures, one showing his days as a struggling matriculant and another showing him graduating with a Master's degree. Many social media users were encouraged by his story.

Twitter user Shumani shared the two photos along with the caption:

"Every time when I start reflecting on my journey, these two pics summarise everything. 2011 (Grade 12) vs 2017 (Masters graduation)"

The post went viral online with over 15 000 likes. Twitter user MABINA_RHULANI said:

"Shumani, so glad to know you through Zam. You are such a humble young man and surely your path will be blessed. I know just how much you are fond of your mom. Keep shining"

Thabo05852519 said:

"And am sure some folks didn't take you seriously in life! They judged you. You inspiration man"

FThabom said:

"It's called determination, discipline and commitment which driven by oriented goals, now hit PhD. Congratulations"

Hloni_Atavistic said:

"Anything is possible, I hope the younger generation gets inspired.. You such an inspiration"

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cltkidlit said:

"Congratulations on your achievement and well done to your Mum too. Best for the journey ahead"

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