- A young man took to social media to detail his struggles with alcohol in the past
- In a touching post, he explained how his life was falling apart, but that things changed dramatically following his decision to leave the bottle
- Since then, he's been able to complete a degree in music and become a qualified teacher
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A young man inspired thousands with his beautiful story of overcoming life's challenges.
Thabiso Magaye Cele opened up about the many problems he faced in 2015 while being a heavy drinker and smoker.
Realising that his life was in a mess, Thabiso took the bold decision to quit alcohol and the change has had a massive impact.
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In the few years since, Thabiso managed to get accepted into university and complete a degree in music.
He didn't stop there and persevered with post-graduate studies. Today, Thabiso is a qualified teacher as well.
Thabiso shared his touching story via the #ImStaying Facebook group on Monday.
A screenshot of the post can be seen below.
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Briefly.co.za gathered that the post inspired many, as more than 25 000 people have liked the post.
Romana Lawrence said,
"Gee that’s amazing alcohol stops people being their best, such wonderful achievements, keep going reaching your dreams."
Hopewell Vilakazi added,
"Wow you chose well my brother I'm proud of you and keep well, don't look back no matter your circumstances may be. Just keep moving forward and upwards."
Salman Motsoeneng responded,
"GLORY BE TO OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST MIGHTY NAME, you are uplifting others with your testimony brother, many will follow in what you have planted my brother. #ImStaying"
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that EFF leader Julius Malema has called for the ban on alcohol sales to be reinstated.
Malema said alcohol-linked cases are burdening an already-ailing health system.
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