- A woman shared a heart-warming post about her beloved helper
- Linde Watson was raised by her family's home employee and loves her as a mother
- Social media users loved the sweet story of companionship
A woman took to social media to gush about how the domestic worker who raised her inspired her to become a chef. Linde Watson is a TV presenter and chef and credits her culinary skills to the woman she affectionately calls "mama".
Linde Karina Watson shared her story on the 'ImStaying' Facebook group. The 27-year-old was raised by a woman named Wendy, who worked as a domestic worker in her family's home.
"Every day she cooked, cared and loved my family... she raised us well and taught us respect, love, how to cook, how to clean, respect and how to love."
Linda watched Wendy in the kitchen and learnt about different dishes and recipes from Zulu to Afrikaans culture.
"She is my mom... she held me in the worst time and supported me in the best... she is my inspiration behind my dishes."
She returned home to George recently and met up with Wendy. The emotional reunion was shared on social media.
Social media users loved the beautiful story. Facebook user Leonard Lubbe said:
"Great. Now I can't read clearly. Tears rolling around. Real people that make real differences. My nanny was also my best friend."
Reuben Afric said:
"What a beautiful story. Thanks for sharing."
Pearl Fletcher said:
"Yes so many beautiful stories from far and wide. Our country is traced with all the beautiful stories."
Helen Gehbauer said:
"Praise God for such love and appreciation."
Elizabeth Eekhout said:
"I had a Mary when little. She did not live in. Her children often came to visit & play with me. I learnt so much from Mary & her 2 daughters. We almost skipped our brains out. Then there was hopscotch. Had so much fun."
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