MANILA, Philippines — A student of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Manila is inspiring countless netizens as she shared on social media an academic milestone — finishing college this May despite suffering from suspected alopecia.
Baring her complete hair loss, which she bore since birth, 24-year-old Patricia Banzuela proudly posted on Facebook her graduation photos.
She is set to receive her diploma in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing Management.
“Be inspired. Ang kapansanan ay hindi hadlang para ‘di makapagtapos ng pag-aaral,” she wrote with the hashtag #NaBullyNagAyosNagAralNakaPagTapos.
Be INSPIRED 😉Ang KAPANSANAN ay Hindi HADLANG para DI maka PAGTAPOS ng…