An advert for chain restaurant Spur has touched the hearts of South Africans on social media because of its 'real' story.
The ad follows a young boy, Inam Lamani, who travelled from Queenstown in the Eastern Cape to Cape Town to be reunited with his family.
Throughout the advert the young man is heard speaking to his family on the phone, and it just broke South Africans hearts.
However, the goosebumps moment came when Lamani was reunited with his family, and the hug he gave his little brother had us choking up.
Briefly.co.za learned the advert followed Lamani's true life story as part of Spur’s Springbok Supporters Club Flag Bearers.
"It’s a story about the journey of two brothers and the coming together of families, and one that we are privileged to share," part of Spur's message on YouTube read.
GoodThingsGuy reported the Group Head of Marketing for Spur Corporation, Sacha du Plessis, said the franchise contributes to the SA communities in various ways.
She added they were proud to be part of the SA families for five decades, adding they wanted to showcase the impact the franchise has in people's lives.
“It’s wonderful to play a small role in creating lifelong memories for children and if our advertising can reflect the emotions of the day, I feel we are creating work that is honest, real and memorable," she said.
Watch the advertisement below:
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