Kind South African buys garden worker new pair of running shoes

Kind South African buys garden worker new pair of running shoes

- Christmas time is a period of giving and sharing

- A Mzansi man demonstrated the true meaning of the Christmas spirit when he gifted his garden worker with brand new running shoes

- The employee enjoys running and was placed in the top 10 in the Soweto Marathon last year.

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Lionel Gafney‎ took to the #ImStaying group on Facebook to share his story. Norman, his gardener, has worked for the Gafney family for over 10 years. He recently took up running and has been doing very well.

"This year as soon as the entries for Comrades 2020 opened he asked my dad to help him enter. My Dad sponsored him his entry fees for the Comrades"

Kind South African buys garden worker new pair of running shoes

Source: Facebook/ImStaying
Source: Facebook

Lionel then decided to gift Norman with a new pair of running shoes. Social media users appreciated the kind gesture. Facebook user Mapule Netshandama said:

"Blessings to you and good luck to Norman."

Heather Steele said:

"Will keep a look out for Norman in 2020 Comrades, he is going to do well, thanks to the kindness from you, keep us posted please."

Michelle Pagel said:

"Great news for him. May he be blessed to reach new times! Blessing to you too!"

Maureen Louise Steyn said:

"Thank you for supporting Norman and may he enjoy his first Comrades in 2020."

Rhonél Sights Woodford said:

"Brilliant We will be rooting for you in the comrades Norman. This is my SA."

Lionel Gafney said:

"And we now have a chiropractor on board sponsoring Norman some sessions! The world is a great place! #SouthAfrica"

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Malcolm Davids said:

"Good to participate so that we can see how you have performed. Wish you well for the Comrades."

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