- A security guard was commended for his honesty via social media
- A woman completed her shopping and forgot her bag in her trolley as she departed
- To her amazement, the man went out of his way to keep it safe and she ensured that he gets the recognition he deserves
There are many stories of doom and gloom that make news headlines, but there are some that still put a smile to one's face.
One feel-good situation played out recently when a woman's faith in South Africa was restored thanks to the noble efforts of an honest security guard.
Elizabeth Vogel completed her shopping at the Sunridge Spar in Port Elizabeth and packed her groceries in her car boot.
Upon her arrival at home, she realised that she'd forgotten her bag in the trolley and it was filled with important documents, her wallet and mobile phone.
She assumed it would be long gone, but drove back to the shopping centre in any event.
She then came across the first security guard she saw, named Thulani.
When she asked whether he'd seen her bag, Thulani immediately revealed that he found the bag and reported it at the office for safekeeping.
Elizabeth was in disbelief as Thulani's honesty blew her away. She showered him with appreciation and shared the story with his superiors.
The heartwarming story was shared in the #ImStaying Facebook group and Briefly.co.za noted that it has gone viral.
Marlene Clarke commented, "You're a STAR."
Karen Adkins Ebrahim added, "Awesomeness, this is our country we here to stay."
Marlene Clarke said, "You are a real HERO Thulani may God bless you RICHLY."
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