- A proud parent posted a snap of two childhood friends who have become family
- Pen Lloyd Maddocks shared a photo of her son and his friend and it went viral
- South Africans were inspired by the boys' friendship
On Friday, a social media user, Pen Lloyd Maddocks, posted a snap of two boys who grew up together and are still good friends.
The photo shows the inspiring friendship between Ethan Maddocks and Aluta Tonenji.
"Two boys who love each other like brothers, walking out of their final matric exam," part of the post read.
"You always have each other's backs. I am so proud of you both for embracing your own culture as well as each others. I am so proud of everything that you both are. Of everything that you will both become."
Take a look at the photo below:
Social media users were inspired by the friendship and they expressed their views in the comment section.
Caroline Lingenfelder commented:
"God bless you both. And may you both become very successful in your future."
Jane Lee Kennedy-Pitts added:
"All the best to you two. Such a lovely photo."
Victor Richard Toweel said:
"Awesome, changing the world a step at a time God bless you and your family."
Briefly.co.za previously reported on another friendship that inspired Mzansi. A young man took his best friend to his matric farewell dance and the breathtaking photos went viral.
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