- A beautiful photo of two young boys has gone viral via social media
- The message behind the photo was that adults should see things through the eyes of a child
- The children's friendship touched many South Africans thanks to their beautiful bond
A picture paints a thousand words and this was perfectly personified when a beautiful photo of two young boys went viral.
Carien Deysel shared the photo and added a short caption to explain the bond that the two children share:
"If we could see the world through the eyes of a child, we would see the magic in everything.
"Meet Caylum and Riri, best friends and cousins not by blood but by heart.
"A bond that can't be broken! The love they have for each other, magical. That is why #imstaying."
The heart-warming post was shared via the #ImStaying Facebook group on Monday and Briefly.co.za noted that it's already gone viral.
Based on the comments, South Africans saw it as a timely reminder that racial or social barriers shouldn't stop us from connecting with our fellow man.
Careen Botha commented, "Ohhhh so sweeeeet....2 little friends."
Jenny Wood said, "Our children know the way. We adults need to learn from them. Amazing photo. Thanks for sharing. Lots of love ."
Fadelah Modien Smith added, "Everything starts with us as parents. I salute you."
Zodwa Patricia commented, "This is wonderful they'll grow up knowing that we are one."
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