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Heartbreaking Video Shows Sabahan Grad Receiving Scroll 15 Min After Getting News About Father’s Death

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Source: Facebook | Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin - FB Rasmi

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To finally graduate from college is one of the biggest achievements and relief for a student after years of hard work and burning the midnight oil. On such a special occasion, we definitely want our loved ones to be by our side to celebrate this achievement.

For 23-year-old Haslina Kalang, her hard work paid off when she finally got her degree in International Relations but the big day did not happen the way she wanted. 15 minutes before she went up the stage to get her scroll, Haslina’s beloved father passed away. 

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“My dad insisted that I attended without him”

Haslina’s father, Kalang Tona was battling a stroke and she was hesitant to attend her graduation at Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin in Kuala Terengganu.

She was worried about her father, who she has been taking care of since she finished her studies. However, Kalang insisted that she attend the big day.

“My dad told me to attend the convocation and get my degree scroll,” Haslina said.

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She fulfilled her father’s wish and attended to graduation ceremony. 15 minutes before getting the scroll in her hand, Haslina received a devastating phone call from her relatives in Sabah who informed her about the death. Kalang was 56.

The news broke Haslina’s heart but she did her best to stay strong and went up the stage to receive her degree certificate.

“It was heartbreaking that my father left before I got the scroll.”

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Haslina has yet to get herself a job following the completion of her studies because she dedicated most of her time to taking care of her ill father. She was accompanied by her eldest sister during the convocation. In the meantime, the university management also aided Haslina financially before she returned to Sabah.

“We have given her RM2,500 so that she could purchase the tickets home to Tawau, Sabah,” said the management in the university’s FB post.

You can also watch the video of Haslina receiving her scroll below, which was shared on Manis FM’s Facebook page.

Rest in Peace, Kalang Tona. As for Haslina, your father must be proud of your achievements. Our condolences go to the family.

 

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