Twin sisters graduate top of their class a year after losing mum

Twin sisters graduate top of their class a year after losing mum

- A year after losing their mum, Khaliyah and Aaliyah White graduate as valedictorian salutatorian from their college

- The twins, apart from their achievements in education, also focus on other areas of human endeavours

- The duo, who will now be attending different universities, speak glowingly about their late mother

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A year after losing their loving mother, Khaliyah and Aaliyah White, have graduated tops of their class with a word about what they had to pass through and what her absence means to them.

The twin from Philadelphia graduated as the first and second students at the GAMP High School, How Africa has reported.

Like children who have lost one or both of their parents, the twins passed through hardships but now have reasons to celebrate as Khaliyah graduated the valedictorian while Aaliyah was the salutatorian.

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Twin sisters graduate top of their class a year after losing mum

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In the midst of the celebrations, the duo said they were dedicating their successes to their mother who died in 2019.

The twins described their late mother as "proud of us for everything that we were doing.”

Quoting the NBC News, the report said apart from their success in their academics, the twins are also focusing on participating in tract and field events as well as theatre plays.

As a result of the COVID-19 challenge across the world, they are billed to address their colleague graduates virtually.

Both of them have said they are still doing everything together even though the situation is no longer the same as before.

"We’re going through this and we will be stronger and more prepared for anything that comes in the future," one of them said.

Concerning their future, the report said while Khaliyah is moving to Delaware State University, Aaliyah is looking at going to the University of Pennsylvania.

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Their movement to the university has been described as the first time they would be separated.

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Legit.ng earlier reported how Sani Khalid, a Nigerian without walking limbs, was reported to have emerged with a first-class degree from the department of biological science in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.

"Meet Sani Khalid from Katsina state who graduated from department of Biological Sciences of ABU Zaria with a CGPA of 4.56 ( 1st class honors) despite having no walking limbs. Keep soaring higher; you are an inspiration man Retweet n like to celebrate dis great mind and a rare gem," Shuaib, who revealed the news, said.

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