52-Year-Old Mother Graduates From Law School Same Day As Her Daughter

52-Year-Old Mother Graduates From Law School Same Day As Her Daughter

  • Daphne Davis, 52, and her daughter Edriuna Davis, 26, have graduated from the Birmingham School of Law in the United States of America
  • They reportedly made history as the first mother-daughter duo to graduate at the same time in the establishment's history
  • After earning their law degrees, the woman and her daughter are preparing for the next step which is the Alabama bar exam

A mother and her daughter have graduated from the Birmingham School of Law in the United States of America at the same time, making history in the establishment.

Daphne Davis, 52, and 26-year-old Edriuna Davis, reportedly become the first mother-daughter duo to graduate at the same time since the institution's inception in 1915.

Mom and her daughter graduate from law school
Photos of Daphne Davis and her daughter Edriuna Davis. Source: Blacknews
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The idea and quest to pursue law came to Daphne in 2009 while she meticulously gathered evidence for her divorce, and in 2017, she finally decided to return to school.

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Studying at the same school

While at it, her daughter Edriuna earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Tuskegee University and was accepted to several law schools in the same year.

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Daphne's daughter entered the Birmingham School of Law where she had previously enrolled.

Overcoming challenges

Despite the challenges they experience as a family, the mother-daughter duo overcame them.

''I crossed the finish line, and my lesson was taught to my children.'' Daphne told the Birmingham Times.

Edriuna was diagnosed with postpartum cardiomyopathy after giving birth to her son Denver during the summer semester of 2020 and suffered from heart failure but still managed to get through.

After earning their law degrees, the duo is preparing for the Alabama bar exam.

88-year-old grandfather graduates from school alongside granddaughter

In another story, Legi.ng reported that an 88-year-old grandfather graduated from university the same day as his 23-year-old granddaughter.

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The senior citizen identified as Rene Neira bagged a degree in Economics, graduating with his granddaughter, Melanie Salazar.

Many people congratulated the two for their feat and the man was praised for his determination. Others say they were inspired knowing that no time is late for one's dreams.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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