- See a photo of three generations of university graduates from the same family
- It has inspired many people online
- They were taught the value of education from a young age
A picture of three generations of university graduates from the same family is inspiring thousands of people online.
One of the family's members, Ashton Porter, shared it on Because of Them We Can's Facebook page.
Ashton also shared the inspirational story behind it. He started by saying that it was his brother's idea to have the picture taken.
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He said that their grandmother taught them that education is the key to success and that everyone was expected to finish high school and join college.
He wrote: "Education has always been at the forefront of who we are and what we stand for."
Ashton added that everyone in their family was taught the value of education from a young age and that they all took the advice.
He concluded: "Since this photo, a doctorate and a master's degree has been earned. Together, we strive to continue to set an example for the next generation, as well as be examples to our community."
What an inspirational family! Many commenters praised them and their commitment to attaining education.
Angela Holmes wrote: "Congratulations to you all. Your grandmother is a very wise woman. Beautiful picture and representation for the generations to come and those you inspire by seeing your accomplishments."
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