Social media pulls through for tweep who wants to bury her mother

Social media pulls through for tweep who wants to bury her mother

A heartbreaking story has ended on a happy note after social media helped a woman who needed help to bury her mother who had passed away from cancer

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A distressed Nomie Thwala took to Twitter for help after her mother had tragically passed away from cancer.

The woman had posted a photo of her camera, which she was trying to sell to help pay for her mothers funeral.

Nomie explained that her family's funeral policy had sadly lapsed due to financial troubles and she appealed to anyone that had money to spare to help her in her time of need.

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People flooded her with condolences and sympathy with many telling her not to sell the camera as they were trying to do some fundraising of their own to aid her in her struggle.

After no time people started donating the must needed funds to the distraught daughter. Tweets flooded in saying that people rising to the occasion had restored their faith in humanity.

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Wendy Tlou, a local business woman, had responded to the woman's Tweet for assistance, telling her not to sell the camera and that she would deposit the R3000 that Nomie had wanting for it.

It turned out that Wendy had a very personal reason for wanting to help.

When Nomie had responded saying that she doesn't know how to thank Wendy for her generosity, Tlou responded with:

"God will see to that. Give your mom the best send off you can. Also lost my mom to cancer in June. Love and warm hugs."

This story is proof that even in our darkest hours, when we feel the most vulnerable, there is always hope and even perfect strangers will reach out to help us back on our feet.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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