University students treat their caretaker to luxury holiday in Jamaica

University students treat their caretaker to luxury holiday in Jamaica

- Herman Gordon is a caretaker at Bristol University

- Students raised funds to treat him to a holiday in his home country of Jamaica

- It was also the first time he visited his family in 10 years

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A university caretaker and his wife have enjoyed a fully funded luxury holiday in Jamaica thanks to students.

65-year-old Herman Gordon has worked at Bristol University in the UK for 12 years. As Briefly.co.za reported, students raised over R26,000 in June to pay for the trip to his home country.

A delighted Herman and his wife Denise finally took the week-long trip recently. They shared photos of their stay at the five-star Sandals resort in Montego Bay.

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The couple enjoyed a massage and candlelit dinner at the resort. They then spent time with their family in Kingston for the first time in 10 years, independent.co.uk reports.

The couple took the opportunity to belatedly celebrate their 23rd wedding anniversary. They looked happy and every much in love against a backdrop of blue seas and clear skies.

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Herman and Denise were extremely thankful to the students for their kind and generous gesture. Herman said:

God bless you all. Everybody will see this and think that I’m a trillionaire.

Social media users praised the students as well. One wrote, "Well done to all the generous students and others that donated." Another one said, "So heartwarming. Faith in humanity restored!"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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