- A local man is turning quite a few heads online after sharing his very inspirational tale with Mzansi
- The former homeless man is currently a practising lawyer and shared a few snaps from his days fully within the struggle
- Mzansi social media users were definitely here for the glow up and headed to the comments section to wish the champ well
A local man has got social media buzzing after sharing his inspirational journey towards success. The qualified lawyer found himself living on the streets just 10 short years ago and felt inspired to share his uplifting tale with anyone going through a similarly difficult situation.
Heading online, @MightiJamie shared the touching post.
"Ten years ago vs now...I didn’t have a place to stay in the first picture but you got to put up a brave face no matter what," he captioned the post.
The successful man shared that it was student debt which ultimately put him on the streets. Mzansi social media users were certainly here for the glow up and headed to the comments section to commend the gentleman for rising above his unfortunate circumstances.
Check out some of the comments below:
"We start from somewhere."
"The first you looked hungry and sharp, yet the second recent looks fat from being educated."
"Sorry bhuti Jamie,cha unamanga!"
"Actually you haven’t changed, it is just the extras that makes you look different. Your glasses, beard, hairstyles and the confidence."
"How is this the same person?"
"You ageing well."
Kind man buys homeless single father hotel room for a week, gifts him R14k
In similar inspirational news, Briefly News previously reported that a single dad, James Moss, had left the city of New York for Denver with hopes of a better living for himself and son but found luck unexpectedly.
Understanding Compassion reports that he had lived in a homeless shelter with his 2-year-old son while his job hunt continued.
As fate would have it, British writer and TV host Leon Logothetis happened to be in Denver on a 'kindness tour' and met James.
The man was impressed by James positive attitude to leaving despite going through hard time.
Leon, out of compassion, was said to have given the single dad $1,000 (R14 590). In addition, the writer bought them a hotel room for a week's stay.
In a video seen on Leon's YouTube page, the surprised single dad was moved to tears at the TV host's kind gesture and appreciated him.
An overjoyed James said as he hugged Leon:
"Man you gotta be freakin kidding me man…. thank you so much man… I appreciate it man…”
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