Throwback: Ubuntu at its best after man returns money forgotten in ATM

Throwback: Ubuntu at its best after man returns money forgotten in ATM

While some politicians are spewing hate across South Africa, one Facebook group is on a mission to share the stories of Ubuntu, uniting South Africans far and wide.

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In a recent throwback post, Postive Racial Testimonies in SA shared a story from 2016 in which a kind man returned another's money he forgot in an ATM. At the time, Sello Maluleka was a manager at Exact in the Brits Mall. gathered that in January 2016, Evert Swart posted, in Afrikaans:

"Can you believe it. I forgot to take my money out of the ATM machine. Walked back to my car. Suddenly, I was approached by a man. I got ready for a fight for my life. Then, the man asked me: Did you use the ATM? Amazingly, he gave my money back. Jesus works in everyone's hearts."

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Since it was initially shared in 2016, the post has been shared 8.6k times on Facebook.

Michelle Grundlingh Pelser commented: Wow... That's awesome... I can also brag that I did the same for an aunty that was in front of me. I'm not sure how much money there was, but it was a rather big amount. I ran fastly so I could return it to her before she drove off. It's really cool that there's still honest people. Very happy for you.

In the post that was recently shared again, Sonja Logan commented: "Another member of the authentic Kingdom Rainbow -nation."

Louise Swart also wrote: "Thank you NATION BUILDER."

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