- A mom took to social media to thank a kind man for saving her daughter's life
- The post blew up and Mzansi started supporting the hero's business
- Because of the mom showing gratitude online, his life changed completely
A desperate mother, Kelly Malan, had the scare of her life when her daughter nearly choked to death.
Malan revealed she fetched her baby girl at school because she got sick twice. However, after picking her up, Malan said her daughter started getting sick in the car as well.
"The more she was getting sick the more she was choking," Malan wrote on Facebook.
The mother said she pulled off on Sandown Road during peak hours and she tried to get her daughter breathing properly again.
"I pulled over as best I could, got Dani out her car seat, turned her half over to get her to breathe properly again. I considered driving with Dani on my lap to the hospital as she was choking, as I can't leave her in her car seat to choke to possible death," she wrote.
Malan started crying and she tried to flag down cars, however, many drove past until one man stopped.
Briefly.co.za learned Ben Mans agreed to take Malan and her daughter to the hospital and she left her car on the side of the road.
Mans gave her his business card and on route to the hospital, he phoned a friend and asked if he could pick him up and drive him to Malan's car so that he could drive it back to her.
"I thought, he can either steal my car or bring it to me. Whatever! Need to sort my daughter out. Not long after here he comes to drop my car keys and see if we okay," she revealed.
Malan thanked Mans on social media and she said she wished she could one day repay him - and she did.
By sharing his business card on Facebook, Mans was flooded with calls from potential clients.
The selfless hero took to Facebook to thank Malan for posting about him.
"She opened a whole new world to me and to my business the day she posted on FB of how I helped her and her 15 month old daughter Dani. The feedback and response from people made me lost for words. I really thank every single person for that from the bottom of my heart," he started off the caption.
Mans told Kelly that she repaid him already without knowing it.
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