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Victory at last: This man defeats cancer twice, learns how to walk again and graduates from university (photos)





- A young man with the Twitter name King T has overcome cancer on two separate occasions to become what he wanted to be

- During his recovering process, he had to undergo three brain surgeries and relearn how to walk and talk

- Despite all the things he had to struggle with, the young man still got a degree and graduated university with much pomp

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The length at which a person's determination can bring about great achievements can be really astounding. A young man’s story with the Twitter name King T is one inspiring life-changing narrative.

On Friday, May 22, King T said he defeated brain cancer twice and had three separate brain surgeries. That is not everything. After conquering those, he did a six-week radiotherapy treatment twice and had to walk and swallow food from scratch.

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The young man did all that like they were nothing and still graduated university in flying colours despite having a two-year delay.

See his tweets and pictures below:

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that many Nigerians always shine in their different endeavours abroad.

The latest in that crop of people is Austin Chibuike Ikpeama. According to his brother, Ikpeama O Tochuckwu, Chibuike got his PhD at the young age of 24 after finishing strongly from the University of Sciences, Philadelphia.

An Imo-Indigene, he got a doctorate degree in physical therapy. He is from Chokoneze community in Ezinigittee Mbaise local government. He was born and raised in the US.

In other news, Ryan Matthews beat the odds that were stacked against him in life and succeeded. He was 17 years old when he charged of a crime he did not commit.

That made him spend five years in prison on a death row. His trouble started in April 1997 when a masked thief shot a store owner who refused to give him money and fled.

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Several hours after then, Matthews was stopped because the vehicle he was riding bore a striking resemblance with the getaway car of the criminal.

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Though he was innocent and there was no evidence against him, the then-teenager was found guilty by a team of 11 white jurors and sentenced to death at the age of 19.

His liberation came when an investigation by William Sothern and Clive Stafford Smith of the Louisiana Crisis Assistance Centre uncovered the whole truth. He was released in 2004.

“I just kept hope that eventually one day the truth might come out. I tried to keep my mind outside those walls.

“I read. I exercised. I wrote. I couldn’t let that place get me down. I couldn’t go crazy. I mean, they’d win. I’m already in for something I didn’t do, so if I lose my mind, I’m a lost cause and I’ll never get out,” he spoke about how he bore it all.

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