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Somali mom who fled 1999 war emotional as daughter graduates from U.K. varsity

Somali mom who fled 1999 war emotional as daughter graduates from U.K. varsity

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The Middlesex University in the United Kingdom on Friday retweeted a video of a Somali graduate in an embrace with her weeping mother.

Ramla Tyrow who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Counseling in the 10-seconds video is seen hugging her mother who had both hands covering her face.

The 21-year-old and her family fled native Somalia in 1999 to escape the civil war that had gripped the country.

Mama you ran from a civil war so I could be safe & get the education you didn't. Today you cried when you saw me in my robe. Did it for you.

‘‘Mama you ran from a civil war so I could be safe & get the education you didn’t. Today you cried when you saw me in my robe. Did it for you,’‘ Ramla’s tweet with the viral video read.

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