Emotional convocation for McGill law grad who escaped Rwandan genocide

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Moses Gashirabake is a confident, distinguished, sharply dressed 28-year-old who is normally completely composed. But after his convocation ceremony at McGill University, with degrees in both civil and common law in his hands, he spotted Rosemarie Schade making her way toward him for a hug and was simply overwhelmed with emotion. "Over and above being my professor, she ended up being my international mother," Gashirabake said, as he searched for a tissue to wipe away his unexpected tears. "She played the role of a mother even before my mother came over to Canada, so that is definitely something I remembered, and then tears just started flowing." 

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