A Somali's emotional graduation
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Somali UK graduate embraces tearful mum

When Ramla Tyrow walked on stage to collect her diploma, she shared that joy with one of the most important people in her life - her mum.

Ramla, 21, came to the UK in 1999 with her family seeking a better life and escaping decades of civil war in Somalia.

"My mum moved us here to give us a better future," Ramla told the BBC.

  • 14 Jul 2017