- A local medical graduate is the toast of the town on social media after he recently reached the enviable milestone
- The Twitter user, @nqaba37, shared an image of himself in his graduation gown and his newly-acquired certificate in tow
- Saffas raised a glass to the focused gent, who shared the milestone was in honour of his late mother's memory
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Few other things could compare to the pride felt by a parent who witnesses their child achieve greatness in one of the most important faculties in life – education.
However, things take on a more sombre tone once the parent a child works hard to make proud is no more, as one local gent who recently obtained his medical degree can attest.
Heading online, the tweep, @nqaba37, shared an image of himself in his graduation gown and firmly clutching the all-important piece of paper conferred on him during his graduation.
The caption read:
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"Dr Mngomezulu officially. Missed Mom today, but I'm sure she's proud wherever in the universe her soul rests."
The heartfelt tweet instantly rendered Saffas teary-eyed as they attempted to come to grips with the profoundness of the message. This saw the post attracting more than 4 800 likes and almost 200 retweets.
Locals piled on the messages of congratulations amid what is undoubtedly one of the most bittersweet experiences of the graduate's life, who wore a bright smile as he appeared to reach into the heavens in his grad snap.
Saffas heap the praise
Briefly News takes a look at some of the responses to the tweet below.
"Congratulations Dr Mngomezulu. I am so proud of you."
"Congratulations Nqaba! Well done!"
Mzansi man celebrated after bagging degree in medicine
It's graduation season in SouthAhh, and the medical degrees are coming in droves as hardworking university students all across the country celebrate finally crossing the finish line.
So, in other news to inspire, Briefly News recently reported that it was no different for a Twitter user, @Thulahnkala, who took to his account to let his over 2 100 followers in on the special milestone he's reached.
Thanks to his passion and dedication, his update on the microblogging platform had locals in a celebratory mood. The caption read:
'Title change' "It ended in Dr T Nkala."
There was an immediate and palpable joyous atmosphere as the tweet attracted more than 9 000 likes at the time of publication. Further, it was retweeted over 360 times and saw almost 100 mentions lighting up the comments section.
Source: Briefly News