Mzansi in awe of teenager, 17, who is looking after sick mother

Mzansi in awe of teenager, 17, who is looking after sick mother

- A young man has won over South Africans with his sense of responsibility

- At the age of 17, Cee-Duu Derh Vidic is taking care of his sick mother

- He revealed he makes collections to generate money to fund his family

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Children should enjoy their youth while they have it but some are thrown into adulthood by circumstances at a very young age.

One young man, Cee-Duu Derh Vidic, knows what it is like to take care of your family even though he is only 17 years old.

Vidic makes money to support his loved ones, which include his sick mother. gathered that the teenager took to the #ImStaying Facebook page to share his story.

His post read:

"I'd also like to celebrate the love of my life, my strength, my queen. This is my mother, the person who bought me to earth, she suffers from polymyositis but that doesn't make me love her any less. It's been so hard as a boy child having to take care of everyone and do everything. I'm only 17 but when I look at my mom she is totally worth my every struggle, she's been there from day one till today."
"She can't do much but she makes sure we know we are loved everyday, it wasn't my ideal life to be making collection as young as I am to survive but I don't regret making ends meet after all if it means making my queen happy then it means the world to me when I see her happy. Guys I love my mother so much and I pray everyday that she gets better one day.
"I pray she will be able to walk me through my graduation day one day on her own feet without support and I'm so grateful for having her in my life, every day with her is a blessing. I am blessed to have a mother like her and for the love I have for her I will always stay."

Take a look at the post below:

Mzansi in awe of teenager, 17, who is looking after sick mother
Screenshot of Cee-Duu Derh Vidic's post on Facebook.
Source: Twitter

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The post inspired thousands of South Africans and they wished Vidic and his mother only the best.

Ndi Ro Tshi commented:

"Wow I am in tears God bless you and your mother."

Wendy Omullane wrote:

"So proud of you Cee- Duu you have a beautiful smile that must help keep your mom happy... She must be so proud of you.Wonderful that you have empathy it will stand you in good stead through your life."

Thuli Mocumie said:

"You are an amazing child. I hope that God bless you both."

Mpueng Sekhu added:

"This is something else, I wish I have something to help with, sending prayers and lots of love."

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