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78-Year-Old Man Finally Graduates From Varsity, Rocks Gown to Mum’s House (Video)

Cursory: A heartwarming video of a 78-year-old man graduating from university has gone viral on social media In a touching video, he rushed home to greet his aged mother, who couldn’t attend the graduation ceremony. The happy man wore his graduation gown and walked down the street to his mother’s house to show her his degree.

A 78-year-old man has proven that perseverance and mindset is the key to achieving one’s goal. His story has shown that age should not and cannot hinder a person from achieving their dreams if they work hard at it because he took all obstacles life threw at him and turned them into motivation.

We do not know what happened during his youth, but he decided to make something out of his life regardless. The determined man enrolled in university in his old age. He went to classes, took the tests, did the assignments, wrote the examinations, and passed.

His aged mother, who’s 98, could not attend the graduation ceremony, so he decided to visit her with his graduation gown. He walked down the street to her house, shouting that he had graduated.

Due to her age, his mother struggled to get up to hug her son and congratulate him amidst her tears of joy. While embracing his mother, he emotionally admitted that he cried at the ceremony when he was given his degree.

See video:


78-Year-Old Man Finally Graduates From School, Rocks Gown to Mum’s House. Credit: @goodnews_movement

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See reactions:

@drprisonprof wrote: “PHEW!!!! Got me straight in the feels.”

@seabeebrat1961 said: “I miss my daddy. I got an honors degree at 55. I graduated with honors as a Merchant Marine at 60.”

@devontebeville95 wrote: “Yes Indeed, Glory to God for this amazing achievement and beautiful moment!”

@mizzhotty commented: “Oh gosh, Viola! I didn’t need to cry tonight.”

@sosabonn commented: “Momma looks so good! Shout out to that entire family and the young man receiving his degree. Blessings on blessings.”

@tesla_2080 wrote: “Thanks Viola for sharing this. You have no idea how much I needed to see this.”

@lexibattles wrote: “God bless them.”

@coltermikecolter said: “Just goes to show you. We always hope to make our parents proud. What they think of us means more than anything else.”

@violadavis commented: “You’re never too old to have a happy childhood.”

@iloveuniquemore said: “Thank you Jesus for giving them each other. And thank you for their health and strength.”

@mare_pear wrote: “Omgosh! Why you gotta make me cry at 11:28 pm EST, Miss Viola?? I’m 56 and trying to finish my degree and this has me shook! God bless them both! “It’s never too late to become what you might have been. George Elliot.”


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