Physically challenged man making big strides

News post December 7, 2015

A beaming Clifford Clarke poses for a photo after graduating from Moneague College with a Bachelors in Business Administration. THERE were loud cheers for Clifford ‘Narado’ Clarke as he ascended the steps of the Gloria Johnson Multipurpose Building at the Moneague College recently to collect his Bachelors in Business Administration, Human Resource Management major. His batchmates and members of the audience attending the college’s graduation ceremony were visibly impressed that Clarke did not allow his disability to prevent him from achieving his goal. A very confident Clarke climbed the stairs with the aid of the crutches he uses to get around, to receive the evidence of his accomplishment from principal Howard Isaacs. The 25-year-old Clarke, who does not thrive on self-pity, says he has never seen his disability as a deterrent to success as he believes there will be challenges in life, but if persons keep focused, they will achieve thier goals. “I hate when persons pity themselves.

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