Young man helps blind lady finish race and inspires the nation

Young man helps blind lady finish race and inspires the nation

- A dazzling duo were lauded as their actions inspired Mzansi

- A blind woman pushed her boundaries as she participated in a swimming tournament

- With the aid of a kind young man, she was able to conquer the challenge as she swam for a kilometre

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Briefly.co.za loves to share stories of Kind Samaritans doing good within the Rainbow Nation.

However, a recent incident revealed the qualities of a noble young man, as well as the person he decided to help.

Meiki Mmathesi Motshabi may be blind, but she possesses the heart of a lion.

The brave young woman decided to push her limits as she participated in the aQuellé Midmar Mile recently.

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Ably supported by Damien Robbetze, Meiki was able to conquer the challenge as she swam for one kilometre.

Briefly.co.za noted that the fearless young lady swam for nearly an hour to achieve the remarkable feat.

Their lovely story was shared via the #ImStaying Facebook group and the news went viral.

Young man helps blind lady finish race and inspires the nation

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Alet Le Roux recognised the efforts of both people:

"I salute you both."

Gillian Thomson shared her appreciation for Damien's gesture:

"Awesome. Thanks for being so kind to her."

Shanel Govender felt the incident epitomised what makes South Africans stand out:

"So much awesome people in South Africa making this country proud."

Lorraine Handel paid tribute to the brave young woman:

"Congratulations Meiki. You truly are inspirational. Keep on Swimming."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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