- Morolong shared how a teacher played an instrumental role in his life
- When she got married recently, he offered to pay for her honeymoon in Zanzibar
- The story has warmed the hearts of thousands
A young South African has expressed his appreciation to his teacher by paying for her honeymoon in the exotic island of Zanzibar.
In a series of tweets, Morolong recalled how the teacher helped him stay in school even when the going got tough, Briefly.co.za learned.
He said she became a parent to him and that without her, he could easily have dropped out of university.
Morlong praised her as someone who acted as his provider when poverty threatened to get the better of him.
He further described her as "the toughest parent I had." As much as she was caring, she was also a "no-nonsense" person who kept him on a straight path.
Morolong's teacher also taught him humility, suggesting that he should work as a security guard to help pay for his fees.
She also celebrated his achievements, thereby building his confidence.
The amazing teacher was there when Morolong graduated and encouraged him to build his mother a house.
When the teacher got married recently, Morolong felt he had to give something back. He therefore offered to pay for her and her husband's honeymoon in Zanzibar.
Morolong's heartwarming story touched many Twitter users. See some of their reactions below.
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