Graduations are a memorable milestone in the lives of many who put in the late nights, blood, sweat, tears and finances to move one step closer to their dreams.
In graduation season, social media is often flooded with posts of graduates sharing their touching stories about their journey to the stage.
Here are five moving graduation stories we’ve seen:
1. Aldo Amenta
A video of a paralysed graduate receiving his qualification on stage is making waves on social media and leaving people swimming in emotion.
After breaking his neck in a accident that left him in a coma three years ago, Aldo Amenta walked across the stage using an exoskeleton to receive his diploma at the Florida International University on December 10.