Alonzo earned a full scholarship to college which he credits to his mother's self-sacrifice.
An example of self-sacrifice is when you go without your morning latte so you can donate that amount of money to charity instead.
- The giving up of one's own benefit, especially giving up one's life, for the good of others.
- His brave self-sacrifice won him a posthumous medal, but I think he'd have preferred to receive it in person.
self- +"Ž sacrifice