Tom Hanks Is Offering Pandemic Diploma To 2020 Class Of Graduates
Movie legend Tom Hanks knows how severe the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, can be. That is why since his return from Australia, the country where he fought the virus, he has been doing whatever he can to bring people joy. From offering his blood samples for the vaccine to giving away his Corona typewriter to a child fan, he is doing his best to raise morale. This time, Hanks is offering the class of 2020 graduates a pandemic diploma for their academic accomplishments amid the lockdown.
Tom Hanks’ Diploma Is For Completion Despite Hardships!
Tom Hanks shared his pandemic diploma on social media to reveal it. Here is what it reads:
“Distinct labors in the face of the Great Pandemic. Successful completion of your education despite the hardships imposed bu the COVID-19 crisis. You have displayed honor, dedication, wherewithal and good citizenship.”
Because of the lockdown situation, high school, college, and universities are forced to hold their graduations online. A ceremony that happened on Zoom and other online sessions. However, these ceremonies were made momentous by stars and celebrity figures who made short appearances to give short speeches during the occasion.
Take a look at the special pandemic diploma below:
To all the Grads of 2020, you Chosen Ones! Print this up on a sheepskin! Hanx pic.twitter.com/4llw7fPtxB
— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) May 22, 2020
Tom Hanks recovered from the disease almost a month ago along with his wife Rita Wilson. The two had to spend their days in an Australian hospital for weeks before they could quarantine themselves in their homes. The two were present in the country to shoot Hanks’ next movie, an unnamed Elvis Presley biopic. However, like most Hollywood, this movie has also been postponed because of the same pandemic. Since full recovery, Hanks and his wife have returned to their permanent residence in the United States, but doing various activities to combat the virus. From offering community services to helping out distressed fans, the couple is trying to stay active.