- A young man paid tribute to his grandmother in a lovely social media post
- The gogo celebrated her 104th birthday and the news went viral
- South Africans joined in the celebrations and shared thousands of positive comments
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Recent studies have shown that people are living longer than ever before. However, reaching the age of 100 still remains a rare occurrence.
It is little wonder then, that a local senior citizen was praised for her longevity via social media.
Neil Leibbrandt shared a heartwarming Facebook post to share a photo of his grandmother, who recently turned 104.
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Via the #ImStaying group, Neil's caption read:
"Introducing my gran, Sylvia, she is 104 today! She is the one on the left."
Below is a screenshot of the post.
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Briefly.co.za was amazed by the massive response, as more than 30 000 people have liked the post. More than 3 000 positive comments were shared as well.
Sylvia Mitchell said,
"You are so blessed to still have her in your life God give her more strength and life."
Mosidinyana Phohlela Precious. added,
"Long may your gran live and you, may you inherit her longevity gene."
Tracy Murray said,
"Congratulations to a very special lady. It is great to see the youth show affection to their grandparents."
Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that a woman, Gugu Ngubane, has taken to Facebook to wish her grandmother, and the woman who raised her, a happy birthday.
The lady, who hails from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, gushed about her granny who turned 106 years old.
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