Heroic man photographed carrying school kids across river, SA reacts

Heroic man photographed carrying school kids across river, SA reacts

South Africans have applauded a kind man who uses his time to carry kids over a river to keep them safe and dry.

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On Monday, social media user Quinton Ngoato shared an inspiring photo of a man, Lazarus Reason Phiri.

Phiri was photographed carrying a school child over a stream in early in the morning .

Ngoato revealed Phiri helps learners from Mathibela Village to cross over to school. Briefly.co.za learned it is not Phiri's job and he does it out of the kindness of his heart.

Phiri wakes up early, puts on his coat and helps the kids across the river.

Take a look at the post below:

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Social media users hailed Phiri a hero and they sang his praises in the comment section.

Ameeth Gunpath commented:

"Hats off to you for your efforts in ensuring kids cross the river safely."

Kgalalelo Lelo Entshitse wrote:

"Thank you for your bravery and kindness. I pray God bless you throughout your life."

Crystal Fuller added:

"Such a brave, kind-hearted gesture."

Mavi Nwana Nyakane said:

"He is doing such a great job, big up man."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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