- A university student has thanked the people who helped him overcome his difficult childhood
- He referred to the 3 people as his "angels"
- He now wants to help others the same way his angels helped him
A university student from Accra, Ghana, has shared a touching story of how "angels" helped him overcome his difficult childhood.
Humans of New York, which shares inspiring tales from around the world, posted the unnamed student's story on its Twitter page, Briefly.co.za gathered.
He said he grew up without his mom because she had "a lot of problems in her life." Three people therefore stepped forward to help him. He referred to them as his "angels."
The student's first angel was his grandmother, who gave him a place to live. His second angel was Madam Felicia, his first grade teacher.
Madam Felicia instilled greater confidence in the student and taught him how to study better to pass his exams.
The student's third angel was his fourth grade teacher named Madam Faustina, who in fact took him as her son.
She bought him a Bible, raised him, and paid his school fees. The student now hopes to be a lecturer when he completes his studies.
His mission now is to help others just as his angels helped him:
I want to help people. It’s only natural because of all the people who helped me. I feel like there are so many people out there who can do great things, but are doomed unless they find someone to help them.
The young man's story touched many tweeps. They praised his "angels" and applauded him for wanting to help others as well.
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