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Turkish university awards honorary law degree to mother of visually-challenged student along with her

The University of Sakarya made the heartwarming gesture as they wanted to show appreciation and recognition to Berru Merve Kul and her mother Havva. Social media started buzzing with messages saluting the mother for her dedication and perseverance, with some crowning her as 'Mother of the Year'.

(Source: @seyda_karaoglu/ Twitter)

In a heart-warming gesture, the mother of a visually-challenged girl was conferred with an honorary law degree along with her daughter by a university in Turkey. The emotional video of the convocation ceremony was shared on social media, leaving many teary-eyed. The University of Sakarya made the gesture as they wanted to show appreciation and recognition to Berru Merve Kul and her mother Havva.

According to a report by the BBC, Havva not only encouraged and supported her disabled daughter but also read her lecture notes during her four-year course. Professor Mahmut Bilen, who handed the honorary degree to the mother-daughter duo, shared a video of the ceremony and it quickly went viral.

Watch the video here:


Social media started buzzing with messages saluting the mother for her dedication and perseverance, with some crowning her as ‘Mother of the Year’.

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