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somali mom who fled civil war cries at daughter’s graduation – and now we are too

82sharessharesmssendemail by: ginger d. rough | get out your tissues. this is amazing.college graduate ramla tyrow posted an emotional and inspirational video to twitter yesterday – a brief clip of her mom weeping and embracing her upon seeing her in her graduation cap and gown.in tyrow’s post, the 21-year-old thanks her mother for her sacrifices – fleeing war torn somalia so that her daughter could have a better life and earn an education in england.“mama you ran from a civil war so i could be safe & get the education you didn’t. today you cried when you saw me in my robe. did it for you”tyrow told allthemoms.com that her family fled somalia when she was three, and that she’s been in the united kingdom since the age of five.this weekend she graduated with a bs in pyschology and counseling from middlesex university in london.in an interview with the bbc, tyrow says she is the first person in her family to earn a college degree.“my mum moved us here to give us a better future. somalia wasn’t a very child-friendly place then,” she told the bbc. “just after the ceremony, my mum told me how unbelievably proud she was that i was the first person in her family to graduate from university.”in other twitter posts, she hinted at the hardship her mother and her family endured.she tells us that she hopes to pursue her “creative side” in the near future – including acting.congratulations ramla – to you and your remarkable mother.watch: ramla bkchatldn...





conor mcgregor doesn’t see why floyd mayweather hurling anti-gay slur at him is a big deal

videos·july 14, 2017 7:00 pm ·matt erickson and chamatkar sandhucynthia calvillo was hoping to fight at ufc 214 in her home state of california later this month. then she got a shot at joanne calderwood.





the top things you should know about policing this week

news and opinion compiled from outlets across the country by policing the usa        





somali mom who fled civil war cries at daughter’s graduation – and now we are too

78sharessharesmssendemail by: ginger d. rough | get out your tissues. this is amazing.college graduate ramla tyrow posted an emotional and inspirational video to twitter yesterday – a brief clip of her mom weeping and embracing her upon seeing her in her graduation cap and gown.in tyrow’s post, the 21-year-old thanks her mother for her sacrifices – fleeing war torn somalia so that her daughter could have a better life and earn an education in england.“mama you ran from a civil war so i could be safe & get the education you didn’t. today you cried when you saw me in my robe. did it for you”tyrow told allthemoms.com that her family fled somalia when she was three, and that she’s been in the united kingdom since the age of five.this weekend she graduated with a bs in pyschology and counseling from middlesex university in london.in an interview with the bbc, tyrow says she is the first person in her family to earn a college degree.“my mum moved us here to give us a better future. somalia wasn’t a very child-friendly place then,” she told the bbc. “just after the ceremony, my mum told me how unbelievably proud she was that i was the first person in her family to graduate from university.”in other twitter posts, she hinted at the hardship her mother and her family endured.she tells us that she hopes to pursue her “creative side” in the near future – including acting.congratulations ramla – to you and your remarkable mother.watch: ramla bkchatldn...





at least three dead in honolulu high-rise fire, authorities say

firefighters battled the blaze at the marco polo apartments that started on the 26th floor.        





from preschool to wedding day: inseparable tots marry 20 years later

july 13, 2017 ·wendy killeenfans of children’s clothing retailer gymboree, take note. the company announced it’s closing 350 stores as it restructures in (…)





somali mom who fled civil war cries at daughter’s graduation – and now we are too

75sharessharesmssendemail by: ginger d. rough | get out your tissues. this is amazing.college graduate ramla tyrow posted an emotional and inspirational video to twitter yesterday – a brief clip of her mom weeping and embracing her upon seeing her in her graduation cap and gown.in tyrow’s post, the 21-year-old thanks her mother for her sacrifices – fleeing war torn somalia so that her daughter could have a better life and earn an education in england.“mama you ran from a civil war so i could be safe & get the education you didn’t. today you cried when you saw me in my robe. did it for you”tyrow told allthemoms.com that her family fled somalia when she was three, and that she’s been in the united kingdom since the age of five.this weekend she graduated with a bs in pyschology and counseling from middlesex university in london.in an interview with the bbc, tyrow says she is the first person in her family to earn a college degree.“my mum moved us here to give us a better future. somalia wasn’t a very child-friendly place then,” she told the bbc. “just after the ceremony, my mum told me how unbelievably proud she was that i was the first person in her family to graduate from university.”in other twitter posts, she hinted at the hardship her mother and her family endured.she tells us that she hopes to pursue her “creative side” in the near future – including acting.congratulations ramla – to you and your remarkable mother.watch: ramla bkchatldn...





'wreck-it ralph' sequel features every disney princess in hilarious scene

to debut the clip at d23, the voices behind jasmine, ariel, belle and more got together onstage.        





would-be robber foiled twice by bankers’ hours

police in iowa say a would-be bank robber was thwarted two times this week when the banks he tried to rob were closed.        





conor mcgregor doesn’t see why floyd mayweather hurling anti-gay slur at him is a big deal

ufc·july 14, 2017 5:45 pm ·mmajunkie staffthe ufc made the announcement citing injuries to both fighters.





tina ball, mother of lakers' lonzo, makes first public appearance since suffering stroke

lavar walked his wife into the gymnasium for a big ballers aau game, in which their youngest son, lamelo, was playing.        





at least three dead in honolulu high-rise fire, official says

firefighters battled the blaze at the marco polo apartments that started on the 26th floor.        





trump and macron share their strangest handshake yet

this one is sure to go down in the trump handshake hall of fame.        





spoilers! what happened in that biblical 'war for the planet of the apes' ending?

'war for the planet of the apes' serves as a bridge to the events of 1968's 'planet of the apes.' director matt reeves spills the details (spoilers).        





between two bushes: bill clinton peeks head between statues outside bush center

bubba was all smiles on thursday.        





report: white house looks at expanding deportation role of department of homeland security

the white house is exploring whether to boost the power of the department of homeland security to deport illegal immigrants, according to a report.        





behind the scenes of long-awaited chael sonnen vs. wanderlei silva fight in vr

according to legendary mixed martial artist chael sonnen, the most painful punches aren’t the soft ones or the hard ones. it’s the in between punches that hurt the most.         





video of dekalb county, ga., police officer hitting woman with baton sparks new investigation

a video showing a georgia police officer repeatedly hitting a woman with a baton has prompted investigators to reopen the case after the officer was initially cleared of wrong-doing.        





officials don't know when florida sinkhole will stop growing

it started just before 7:30 a.m. friday about the size of a small pool.        





say what? 9-year-old muzzled at city council meeting

the lansing city council president was criticized for silencing a 9-year-old girl who wanted to speak at a meeting.