Young SA man goes viral for showing kindness to elderly lady

Young SA man goes viral for showing kindness to elderly lady

- Willie Ross and his elderly mom Jo Ross found a long queue at a Makro store

- A young man, Simon, offered Jo his space in the queue so she didn't have to stand long

- His gesture has won him praise on social emdia

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A young South African man named Simon has won praise for showing kindness to an elderly lady recently.

He gave up his spot in a long queue at a Makro store so that the elderly lady, Jo Ross, didn't have to stand for a long time.

Jo's son, Willie Ross, shared the heartwarming story on Positive Racial Sentiments in SA's Facebook page, Briefly.co.za gathered. He accompanied it with a photo of Jo and Simon.

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Willie wrote:

Hi Guys. Yesterday the most beautiful thing happened right in front of my eyes. Me and my mother (Jo Roos) went to Makro to get a few things. After we got our stuff we stood in a very long row for the pay point.
After a while when we got closer to the pay point a young man in his 20s (Simon) approached us and offered my mom a space in front of him in the row to help her not standing in the queue so long. That was amazing. Simon we really celebrate you. You are a real example to many.

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Simon won plaudits from commenters as well for his kind gesture. Elizabeth Prinsloo wrote, "Thank you Simon You are a true gentleman."

Brian Stevens also wrote, "Awesome... It cost him nothing and he gained the admiration of people... nice..."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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