Rumana, 38, has come a long way since her then-husband savagely attacked her and gouged out her eyes, permanently blinding her in 2011, said Catherine Dauvergne, dean of the school.
It took two years to recover from the brutality, and then she started studying law at UBC in Vancouver, Canada.
On Wednesday, she graduated from the Peter A Allard School of Law.
When Rumana was guided to the podium to give a speech to fellow graduates, a hush fell over the crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered at the Chan Shun Concert Hall, according to the CBC News.
“As a result of this horrendous attack, and life-threatening attack, I became blind. I never saw the world again,” Rumana told the assembly. Her 11-year-old daughter was also present at the graduation ceremony.
Rumana, however, spared the audience the graphic details of her husband’s attack which was witnessed by her little daughter six years ago.
“Many people …
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