- A woman detailed the special relationship she has with her "second mother"
- Elizma Booysen posted a snap of her wedding day with Olga by her side
- Olga has been the family's domestic worker for the past 26 years
A woman, Elizma Booysen, warmed hearts across South Africa with the touching story of Olga. Booysen said that she has known Olga for the past 26 years years.
She revealed Olga, who works as a domestic worker for her parents, has been like a second mother to her.
Taking to the Facebook group #ImStaying, Booysen posted a photo of her and Olga at her wedding, Briefly.co.za gathered.
The post read:
"My turn. This is Olga, she is basically my second mother. My mother hired her as our domestic worker when I was about two years old, never knowing that she would become part of our family. So we have known each other for 26 years.
"She lives with my parents since she doesn't have family close by. She raised me and my brother during the years that my mother had to work full-time. I remember the days she walked me home from school and how I was the only person in our family who received a gift from her on my birthday. Obviously I was the favourite.
"Since I got married and we moved to our own home, Olga still stops by when it is my children's birthdays. We still see each other when I visit my parents, which is a lot because we live in the same street.
"I have loved her all my life and always will..."
South Africans were in awe of the touching story and they expressed their opinions in the comment section.
Anna Coetzee said: "Everyone must be treated with love and respect."
Samkelisiwe Sibiya Ncoooo wrote: "Wish you many more beautiful years with Olga."
Nonhlanhla Nonhla commented: "Beautiful story."
Ronel Carver added: "Love is what defines family bonds. Bless you both."
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