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BURLINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — Commencement from highschool is milestone for each teenager, however, for Albert “Alj” Jeffries, it’s a day that was removed from assured.
Alj has gone via life-changing experiences that the majority might solely think about, all earlier than the age of 19.
5 years in the past, Alj underwent a coronary heart transplant surgical procedure that saved his life. FOX8 has been maintaining with him all through the years, and he has now shared one other milestone with the Triad.
Alj has graduated.
He stated coping with digital studying throughout a pandemic has been mentally demanding however has allowed him to understand expertise on one other stage, recreation creating.
He has been engaged on a pc recreation for a category known as “Cut up” and is able to entertain the world of online game gamers with distinctive and modern methods to stimulate their minds.
“I’m able to graduate,” he stated earlier than the massive day. “I’ve already chosen a profession of gaming design, so I’m able to take that path.”
At 10 a.m. on June 4, Alj graduated from Hugh Cummings Excessive Faculty in Burlington.
He plans to proceed his schooling journey at Guilford Technical Group Faculty the place he’ll examine gaming design.
Alj hopes his journey and bravado will encourage others to change into organ donors to assist save lives, similar to his was saved by somebody he by no means knew and now will always remember.
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