Proud man celebrates 5 years of sobriety in viral online post

Proud man celebrates 5 years of sobriety in viral online post

A man has taken to social media to share pictures celebrating 5 years of sobriety.

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He even bought a cake for the occasion and snapped pictures with it. Social media users applauded him for the discipline he has shown. One user shared how the man's post has inspired him to accept his alcohol addiction and quit drinking.

Twitter user VumaniMkhize posted the following caption with his pictures:

"My birthday is in a few weeks, but today I’m marking a different occasion, I’m 5 years sober. Lord knows how much I struggled to calm the storm and to find myself. Today I can truly say I know happiness and peace"

His post received over 3 500 likes on the social media platform. Mzansi Twitter users congratulated him on his achievement. Twitter user Sleep128654 said:

"My brother. Bathi the 1st step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. So please allow me to use this platform to do so. Thixo knows I am praying never to even think of liquor anymore. Applauds to you though bro"

ThembiMrototo said:

"I'm so proud of you Vumz"

Regalhun_1 said:

"Congratulations. I hope to reach that milestone. I am 9 months clean and counting..."

Hallaboutafrica said:

"Good for you, sir. Congratulations. A party well-deserved"

Missmathabo8 said:

"Wow this thread is so inspirational. It is possible. It can be done, with willingness to change of course"

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Gingerlovey said:

"This is beautiful cheers to even more years"

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