Man loses son shortly after wife, Mzansi reaches out to help

Man loses son shortly after wife, Mzansi reaches out to help

A man has taken to social media to ask for help after he lost his wife and son. He appealed to Mzansi to help him bury his son.

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Thulo Mahase took to Twitter to post his plea:

"In 2016 I lost a wife, yesterday I lost a Son. God what have I done? When I thought I was getting better. I don’t even have money to bury my own child, please help me bury my son, I am pleading with you. This is too much."

Popular Twitter user Tumi Sole responded to his message by extending his condolences and offering to help him. He posted a bank account number for Mzansi to donate their contributions to the grieving man. The response has been overwhelming as social media users pooled together to help out.

Twitter user Chwayit28036677 said:

"Thanks for the acc will do mine Tuesday on my payday. Condolences buti wam."

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While VanHenney said:

"Sincere condolences trust that God will be your comfort during this most trying time. Here's a small donation, trust it will help."

MichelleEverton said:

"Am so sorry for what you have been through - I'll give what I can."

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Other Mzansi social media users also offered words of comfort.

shupiNKG said:

"#Rip to your wife and son. It's not that you have done anything wrong. It's not punishment. Hoping you will find solace in the Lord as you have asked him a question."


After some inaccuracies were pointed out in his story, Tumi Sole has withdrawn his support of the man.

Thulo has also apologised for what he called a misunderstanding and has vowed to return the money that has been donated so far.

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