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Moment man receives late son’s diploma at graduation ceremony (Video)

The heart-wrenching story of a father receiving his deceased son’s diploma certificate at a graduation ceremony has captured the attention of social media users.

The young man, Elethu Pangwa, had successfully completed his diploma in biotechnology at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, but unfortunately passed away a day before the graduation ceremony.


In a viral video that has left many in tears, Pangwa’s father received his son’s diploma certificate on his behalf during the graduation ceremony.

As the father walked up to the stage to receive the certificate, the audience gave him a standing ovation as a form of respect for the deceased.

The video has since gone viral and has touched the hearts of social media users, who have expressed their condolences and sympathy to the family.

Reacting to the clip, an Instagram user wrote, “This is by far one of the saddest cheers I have heard in my life .”

Another user added, “Oh God! Almost cried watching this no parent deserves this. May you never bury your child if you are watching this.”

Watch the video below,

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