Netizens admired and is inspired by a girl who had just finished elementary school. In six years, she was able to walk more than two kilometers to school even if she only has one leg.
Education is a treasure that no one can take away from us. Because of this, Jean Areja Derapal values her education and works hard for it despite her disability.
Even with one leg, it did not stop Jean to walk more than two kilometers just to attend school. Hence, on her Graduation Day, she was honored for her hard work and dedication to learn.
These are the reasons why school principal, Junar T. Mahilum, decided to honor Jean. On Facebook, Principal Mahilum shared his admiration for the girl.
“I am so touched upon seeing this young, little girl as a graduate for this school year. She needs to handle everyday, more or less 2 kilometers walking terrain just to reach school. (actually, more or less 4 kilometers, adding when she goes home)
“I really appreciate her perseverance and dedication just to finish her education. Imagine, that is for 6 long years and that is everyday.” said Mahilum.
As a result, the post immediately trended and went viral. Just like the principal, hearts were easily moved and netizens were impressed by the girl. As of this writing, the post already has 30K shares.