South Africans have taken to social media to pay tribute to their parents and grandparents for raising them. Different stories and experiences were shared but what was common was the love from these inspiring figures. Briefly.co.za gathered a few of the most heart-warming stories.
Frankie Cilliers shared a sweet story about his grandfather. He said that the man took him and his siblings in after their parents lost everything.
"There was not always a lot of money in the house, but through the example they set through their selflessness, their values, they taught us to be humble and to keep striving to become the best we could be."
Through his grandparents' love and provision, Frankie managed to obtain his degree and improve his life.
Lilly-tee Mash shared a picture of her stylish father who was apparently a model in the 1970s.
Miranda Jonas shared an old picture of her father from the early 60s in Cape Town. He will be 83 years old this year.
"Still a gentleman and as handsome as ever."
Brynda-Anne Delport Small shared a stunning picture of her mother taken in the 50s in Durban.
Social media users loved the throwback pictures and commented on how handsome some of the grandfathers looked back in the day.
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