- Lebogang Mokwena took to Twitter to celebrate her brother's 27th birthday
- She said her brother was a special-needs child
- Doctors had even told their family that he wouldn't live past 10 years old
A young woman based in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, took to Twitter recently to celebrate her special-needs brother's 27th birthday.
Lebogang Mokwena wrote:
My brother was a special needs child & still is a special needs adult (highly self independent for his condition).
Doctors told my parents he wouldn’t make it past his 10th birthday because he was in & out of hospital. Today we’re celebrating his 27th birthday.
Lebogang's inspiring post warmed the hearts of thousands of tweeps, Briefly.co.za gathered. It has been liked over 2,700 times and retweeted almost 300 times so far.
Lebogang is a qualified commercial pilot. It emerged in the replies to her post that her brother's name is Thapelo.
Her followers joined her in wishing her brother a happy birthday.
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