Proud father uses life savings to buy son perfect graduation gift

Proud father uses life savings to buy son perfect graduation gift

- A 50-year-old man saved the sum of R1,918.68 for his son to buy him a phone on his graduation day

- To achieve that, the man said he had to put in a lot of effort for many months to save the sum

- In one of the pictures shared by CNN on Facebook, the man could be seen with the coins he saved in his piggybank

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The lengths to which loving parents will go to make sacrifices for their children is always a thing of wonder. A man in the Philippines worked hard to make his son feel special.

A truck driver, Edwin Bayson, saved hard and long and used the savings to buy his son a mobile phone as a graduation gift.

According to CNN, the 50-year-old man, who stays in Carmona town, said that he had to save for four months to be able to save R1,918.68.

The father said his son graduated from a two-year applied engineering course, adding that he is also passionate about vlogging. He said he always used his friends' phones to perform the task.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Bayson said that his son now has his personal device to do what he is passionate about as he waits to get a job.

See their pictures below:

A collage of the father and son. Photo source: Facebook/CNN Philippines

A collage of the father and son. Photo source: Facebook/CNN Philippines
Source: UGC

Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that a lady with the Twitter name Belle has shown off the great gift her daddy got her when she graduated college.

The 20-year-old said that when she was in high school, her dad struck a deal with her that he would give her a car if she could graduate on time and with good grades. In a tweet on Friday, 1 May, the lady said she achieved it as she graduated at 20 and got her BA.

In other news, Duro Oluwu is a designer with great influences as he decorated the Vermeil Room in the White House.

The Nigerian said that his aim is to create good pieces that people would always engage and never be tired of.

“My idea is to create a beautiful feast for the eyes, reminiscent of a warm and joyful season, filled with international treasures and signature fabrics,” he spoke of his work in the White House room.

It should be noted that he decorated the room during Barack Obama’s presidency in the US. He said that he was sure Michelle’s visitors would be as delighted as she is when they visit the room during the holiday season.

The composition of the room was comprised of 8-foot-tall Christmas trees wrapped with vintage African fabrics encrusted with shiny balls. There were also patchworks at strategic places in the room.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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