How it started vs how it's going: Man recounts going from poverty to Harvard

How it started vs how it's going: Man recounts going from poverty to Harvard

- A young man on social media has recounted how he rose from living in a dilapidated home to attending Harvard

- He indicated that he had received a lot support from a number of people through his journey

- His story adds to the online trend of fascinating accounts in line with "How it started vs How it's going" hashtag

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A Twitter user by name of @desmondtanko, Desmond Tanko Jumbam, has shared an inspiring story of how he entered Harvard University.

In a post, Desmond joined the viral 'How it started vs how it's going' trend and shared his story.

According to the post he made, he used to live in a dilapidated house but did not let his background hold him back.

How it started vs How it's going: Ghanaian man recounts how he moved from a village to Harvard

Desmond Tanko Jumbam. Source: Twitter
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He worked hard in school as a student and managed to rise to make it into world-renowned university, Harvard.

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According to Desmond Tanko Jumbam, entering Harvard did not come easy but he acknowledged the fact that he received massive support from a number of people.

After posting the 'How it started vs how it's going' photos, Desmond Tanko Jumbam captioned them:

"This tweet is incomplete without acknowledging the many people who believed in me, and made sacrifices to get me to where I am; my mom, dad, aunties and uncles, family, friends, teachers, college professors, even strangers. Long list. I have a responsibility to pass it on."

In yet another how it started vs how it's going story which went viral and was carried by Briefly.co.za, a beautiful Ghanaian lady who identifies herself as Aaliyah with the Twitter handle @aaliya_tamara revealed how she found her lover online.

In a post sighted on her personal handle, the lady indicated that the gentleman simply slide into her DM and started a conversation to start the love journey.

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According to Tamara, that experience has now developed into a glorious relationship which she depicted with a beautiful photo showing herself and her man.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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