- A South African woman has taken to Facebook to celebrate finally getting her PhD
- In a heartwarming post, she explained how many challenges stood in her way but she pushed through them all
- Many felt that they could take a leaf from her branch, all commending her in the comment section
A South African lady has served as a shining example of where dedication and determination can get you in life. Vuyokazi 'Vuyo' Mntuyedwa shared a heartwarming post on Facebook's ImStaying about how she finally got her PhD after undergoing many challenges.
"On 18 Dec 2020, I received my Ph.D. degree at UWC after so many challenges that have delayed my progress. I have told myself one thing, regardless of the delays but am going to get my PhD degree one day because am not a failure.
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"I did not quit, or dropout because I knew that as a Black young woman I am capable of finishing this PhD. So I want to encourage everyone that, Never ever give up on your Dreams the Devil and the circumstances can delay you But don’t lose focus. I walk tall every day these days as Dr M my new academic title. I salute my perseverance all the time and resilience. #DrM #PhDStory #ImStaying."
Stayers had this to say:
Thobeka Dwadwa said:
"Well done and congrats, may all people who ever started on the PhD path pick up and continue"
Margaret Turner said:
"Well done you deserve it."
Carol Ashton Spencer said:
"Very well done."
Kamohelo Motloung said:
"Wow. Congratulations Doctor."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a stunning young woman gushed about her role model online. Nya Syndab shared the inspiring story of her gorgeous mother.
Syndab revealed her mum finally realised her dream of becoming a doctorate graduate at the age of 50.
Taking to Twitter, the young lady shared stunning snaps of her mom and she captioned the post:
"My mom became a doctor at 50! Dreams always come true. Congratulations, beautiful!".
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