A Nigerian lady recently narrated how her husband and kids surprised her on her birthday despite the fact they are living in impoverished conditions. The woman, who is now 48 years old, said she had woken that glorious day to find her hubby and kids awake. They were apparently waiting for her.
Just as soon as they saw her eyes were open, they began to sing a birthday song for her. They also gifted her with three wrappers. This very touching gesture made the woman, whose name is Oche, to feel really uplifted.
Knowing the poor condition they were in, she asked them how they were able to get the wrappers for her. Her husband told her that he had sponsored the purchase but the children had also contributed their own quota by handing in their pocket money.
Oche could not be more happier. She described that day as the happiest day of her life. Even more, she said it was the best birthday she had ever had.
This story which was shared on a Facebook page called Humans of Abuja as a touching, emotional feel to it, Briefly.co.za found.
"Today is my birthday, I marked 48years today on Mother Earth. My Husband and our 3 Children woke me up today with a birthday song and three sets of wrapper as a gift from them to me.I was filled with joy,even with the situation we are in, they still made out time to celebrate my birthday.
"Ever since this year, today is my best day.Although they asked me to stay back at home today and rest, I couldn't because I told them I had to go out to get what we would eat.Their father was the one that bought the wrappers. When I asked him why he had to buy three instead of one, he told me that the kids asked him to help them save their pocket money for four months because they wanted to get a gift for me on my birthday,I was overwhelmed with joy.
"Today, me and their dad made a promise to them, that we would try our best to make sure they attain their desired height in life. In return, they prayed for us and also wished me many more happy returns. Today is the best birthday of my life and I would never forget it in a hurry.I learnt one thing today,when you make your kids your best friends, raising them won’t be a task and they would never hurt you nor lie to you.Once more, happy birthday to me."-Mrs Oche."
This post have garnered quite a lot of responses from Nigerians. Some people were particularly swooned by the gesture of the woman's husband and children. See some of the reactions below:
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