The chair where Troy Love has been receiving dialysis treatments for the past three years was empty Saturday.
Love adjusted his schedule for good reason.
He was among the sea of 515 graduates during the 2017 Winter Commencement at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
“I am excited,” said Love of Red Springs. “I would have never thought I would ever get to this point, knowing that a couple of years ago I could have been dead.”