Heartwarming photo shows elderly lady, 80, praying for waitress

Heartwarming photo shows elderly lady, 80, praying for waitress

- A gogo was photographed praying for a waitress at a local restaurant

- The photo went viral on South Africa's social media streets

- Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the reactions the inspiring pic gathered

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A woman, Jo-Anne Hoult, posted a photo of her elderly mom praying for a waitress and it sparked a massive reaction online.

Hoult revealed she and her mom visited Mike's Kitchen for lunch when the 80-year-old took the waitress' hands and prayed with her.

The post, which was shared on #ImStaying on Facebook, read:

"That moment you stop off for a Mike's Kitchen lunch and your 80 year old mom takes time to pray blessings over the beautiful waitress serving us! That's the new South Africa, that's a rainbow nation, that's love right there!"
Heartwarming photo shows elderly lady, 80, praying for waitress

Left: Jo-Anne Hoult, Right: Woman prays for waitress. Photo credit: Jo-Anne Hoult/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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The photo received 13 000 reactions and it was shared more than 400 times since it was posted on Facebook on Sunday.

South Africans were inspired by the post and they expressed their views on the photo in the comment section.

Lidia de Jager commented: "Together we can make a difference. Most people in our country get along great and have a lot of empathy with people. I like this page, because it’s positive and with one step, one person and one day at a time, we will change our beautiful country."
Tarryn Brink added: "Wow!! The love in this picture gives me goosebumps!!! In God we trust and with God all is possible!! I am so proudly South African."
Mildred Ebing Jacobs wrote: "That makes my heart swell. We should all take time to say thanks before we eat."
Helga Dawn said: "Sweetest thing I have ever seen."

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported on yet another heartwarming story. A woman detailed the special relationship she has with her "second mother" - a woman named Olga, who worked for her parents for more than 26 years.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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