- #ImNotAshamed has been trending on social media
- South Africans have shared funny and emotional stories about their lives
- Six particularly funny and adorable stories left Twitter in stitches
The motivational #ImNotAshamed thread that is setting social media alight, has brought some inspirational and heart-warming stories to the surface as South Africans share their tales of triumph and pride about their backgrounds, heritage and current circumstances.
The thread has been encouraging people to take pride in their decisions and accomplishments as well as to be patient and to remember that the universe is waiting for the perfect moment to make their dreams come true and that God has always got their back, Briefly.co.za found.
Some stories were deeply emotional and recalled moments illness, poverty and crime while others took a more lighthearted approach, turning tragedy into comedy. The thread is a roller coaster of emotions that has left South Africans in tears of laughter, sadness and joy.
@kgaliso says he is not ashamed of the fact that he used his wits and crafty skills to figure out the password to his girlfriend's phone so that he can check up on her messages. He says he’s glad he did although, after the illuminating series of photos he discovered, a little part of him must wish he hadn't.
In an entirely shocking story about what must be the worst job ever, Anele Mda shares how one of her first employers denied her maternity leave, resulting in her collapsing at work, Nevertheless, she showed such dedication and perseverance, her kid must be super proud to have her as a parent.
Shavelle Zondo puts what we’re all thinking into words and says that vegging out on the couch with a bowl of cereal is definitely something to be proud of. After all, what better way is there to unwind after a long week at work, especially if you have employers like Anele’s.
Anyone whose spent a minute (or five hours, more likely) at any traffic department in the country could relate to @AoneMusiq’s tweet, that even though he is 26 years old, he still hasn’t got his driver’s license.
Noluthando’s little bundles of joy gave all of social media the feels as she asserted that she is not ashamed of being in a interracial relationship which resulted in two of the cutest little angels.
@mashapa300 says that he is not ashamed that he doesn't have conventional university qualifications because despite it all, he is a successful entrepreneur at the age of 26.
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