Man’s emotional birthday message to his grandpa leaves tweeps in tears

Man’s emotional birthday message to his grandpa leaves tweeps in tears

- Christo Thurston is a popular South African with a huge following on Twitter

- He recently shared a heartfelt birthday tribute to his grandfather

- It warmed the hearts of thousands of his followers

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A South African man's heartfelt birthday tribute to his grandfather has warmed the hearts of thousands on Twitter.

Christo Thurston shared the tribute along with a photo of himself and his grandpa recently, Briefly.co.za gathered. He wrote:

Today I wish my dad, grandpa and hero, happy birthday. He taught me how to cook umngqusho, lamb stew and to respect God. His eyes have failed him. He can't cook or read the Bible any longer. But every verse is written in his heart. PS: The land is not ours.

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Christo has built a huge following on Twitter numbering well over 240,000 people. He is popular for his ability to speak African languages as well as his cooking skills.

His post went viral and has racked up over 4,000 likes and 300 retweets so far. Tweeps joined him in wishing his beloved grandpa a happy birthday.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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