Inspiring man graduates at 61, sets example for community's youth

Inspiring man graduates at 61, sets example for community's youth

- A woman, Sageda De Klerk, raved about her husband graduating at the age of 61

- De Klerk revealed her hubby bagged a degree in education

- Although he has not yet landed a teaching position, he started a cycling club where he motivates school kids

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A woman, Sageda De Klerk, took to Facebook on Saturday to share her hubby's inspiring story. De Klerk revealed her husband graduated with a qualification in education.

"This is my hubby. At 61 he has just graduated. He is a qualified educator now," she revealed.

De Klerk added that her hubby works as a caretaker at a local school and he formed his own cycling club in Ocean View.

"His club has 28 school going children. Hats off for setting an example to these kids and the community that the sky is the limit," she added.

On top of his academic success, De Klerk's husband overcame substance abuse. She revealed he has been clean for 16 years.

Take a look at her post below:

Inspiring man graduates at 61, sets example for community's youth

Screenshot of Sageda De Klerk's Facebook post.
Source: Facebook

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Briefly.co.za gathered the post reached over 25 000 views and it inspired Facebook users.

Abe Opperman commented:

"Nothing is impossible, and we all can make a change. Well done!"

Wendy James wrote:

"Congratulations! I hope you find a teaching position. You are the kind of teacher our children need."

Lynne Bamford Lotter added:

"What an inspiration he is. You must be very proud of your hubby and very proud of yourself. Sticking with him through tough time cannot have been easy. Give yourself a big hug."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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