- A man opened up about having lost everything he had a couple of years ago
- However, he managed to pick himself up and start a business
- The proud father's inspiring story revealed why he wants to stay in SA
A man, Calvin Inkman, is no stranger to struggling. A couple of years ago, Calvin's life started to fall apart and he hit rock bottom.
Taking to the inspiring Facebook group #ImStaying, Calvin explained how he had to push through the difficult times and about the renewed appreciation he found for South Africa in the process.
In 2014, Calvin's car was set alight and it "burned to ashes", and a month later he lost his job. He was left unemployed and without a car; however, things got way worse in the following years.
Briefly.co.za learned by September 2016, Calvin had lost everything and he was left homeless.
Instead of throwing in the towel, Calvin picked himself up and started working towards a better future.
"Now I'm self-employed, a father to the daughter of my dreams and happier than I have ever been."
Calvin revealed that he realised that he lives in a country where how you finish is more important than how you start.
Above all, Calvin said that he's grateful to "live in a country where I am able to choose who I want to be".
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