– A young man who recently graduated from school has paid tribute to his deceased mother
– @witterfitness took to Twitter to share a graduation picture of himself holding his mother’s portrait
– He said his mother was visually-impaired and battled with illness until death took her away
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A young man with the Twitter handle @witterfitness recently graduated from school and would have loved his mother to be present but the latter is no more.
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@witterfitness decided to bring his mother’s portrait along with him to have the feeling that she was with her on his special day.
According to the young man, he engaged in menial jobs at the age of 13 to help his mum who was visually-impaired and battling with illness until she breathed her last.
The young man would have loved his mum to be at his graduation ceremony but she is no more.
Photo credit: @witterfitness
“I decided to take my mother’s picture with me on a special day like this. R.I.P. mommy. From selling bag juice, guinep, ice in linstead market and working at an wholesale at age 13 helping my visually impaired mother that was also battling with illness until she passed away.”
Twitter users took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts.
Tweep with the handle @DripDry6 wrote:
“I am exceptionally proud of you. Congratulations on your success story.”
“Congratulations son and condolences on the passing of your mom. Wishing you a ton of success as you move onwards into the new phase of your life.”
“This is so inspiring… Amidst the odds, you persevered. Congrats. May her soul rest in peace and may your endeavors be prosperous.”
Below are other reactions:
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In a LinkedIn post, she said it took her 10 solid years before she was called to the Nigerian bar as a lawyer. She also had to study at three different universities.
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