- A lady by the name Chyna Hill shared an inspiring story on her social media page that warmed people's hearts
- Chyna says her grandmother - 91 years at the time - sponsored her education with the money meant for her burial
- She started a dual degree programme four years ago at the University of Southern California, graduated and dedicated her academic achievements to the granny
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A lady identified as Chyna Hill has taken to social media to share how she dedicated her academic achievements to her grandmother who sponsored her education with the money meant for her burial.
Chyna said she started a dual degree programme four years ago at the University of Southern California.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the young lady said before she left for the dual degree programme, her grandmother, who was 91 years at the time, said:
"All I have is the money to bury me with but you take it.”
Fast forward to 2020, she has graduated and dedicated her certificates to her grandmother, who has turned 95 years already.
Chyna's LinkedIn connections were impressed by the grandmother's sacrifice and took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts.
Jamill Cooper wrote: "
The power of investment is the key to success. I honor your Grandmother’s sacrifice and your drive to give her a return on her investment."
Ron Wilson wrote:
"Chyna, thanks for sharing your success story. You and your granny inspire! Now, that’s what I call a real payoff!!"
Asha Pillai MD wrote:
"Love!!! I still remember giving my first paycheck as a physician to a very good cause in the name of my grandmother. She looked so happy. She told me it made her life worthwhile that I had achieved what she dreamed."
In other news, a Nigerian lady identified as Esther Nwankwo defied the odds and became the best graduating student of her department after struggling to achieve a university education.
The lady took to her LinkedIn page to narrate how her education almost ended after she finished secondary school.
She said her father could not send her to the university due to financial constraints.
Esther said she was sceptical about her future but her determination to succeed kept her going, adding that she was determined and willing to pay the price of success.
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