Happy Birthday Gogo: Mzansi celebrates as woman turns 111 years old

Happy Birthday Gogo: Mzansi celebrates as woman turns 111 years old

- A proud grandson has taken to Facebook to wish his grandma a happy 111th birthday

- His sweet post was accompanied by a lovely pic of the old lady

- Locals joined in and wished the gogo a happy birthday as well

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The gift of life is beautiful. It becomes even more beautiful when one is blessed with added years to celebrate. One such lucky lady is the grandma of TD Phakwe. The proud grandson took to Facebook to wish her a happy 111th birthday.

In his post he thanks his gogo for looking after both himself, his siblings, and all of their combined children.

"Help me wish my grandma a special birthday - 111 years. We are truly blessed and honoured to be raised by you with love, including our children. Not many of us will reach there," he wrote.
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Facebook users who were moved by the touching post took the time to wish the old lady a happy birthday too. Many of them acknowledged how blessed she was to see such a ripe old age. After all, you don't get to see a 111-year-old person often.

Happy Birthday Gogo: Mzansi celebrates as woman turns 111-years-old

Happy 111th birthday gogo. Source: Facebook/TD Phakwe
Source: Facebook

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Here are some of their sweet comments.

Nkagizang Diztance said:

"Happy birthday to granny. Woooow are you saying 111, jeeezz!"

Abigail Toodi said:

"Happy birthday to Ouma. God bless her with good health. May she enjoy her special day."

Jonathan Zolowere said:

"Happy birthday to the granny. Indeed you are blessed beyond measure having your grandma."

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Briefly.co.za also reported that true love is rare. In modern society, relationships tend to be easily lost with not many willing to fight through the challenges one can be faced with when settling down.

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This is why love stories such as the one about this elderly couple are always so heartening. Cleo Ehlers took to the feel-good Facebook group ImStaying to share the news of her parents, whose marriage has stood the test of time and reached its 60-year mark. Her post read as follows:

"My parents are celebrating 60 years of marriage today, remarkable! 1960. Diamond anniversary."

It was also accompanied by an adorable picture of the two lovebirds, who seem as in love as ever. Facebook users loved seeing the adoring post and shared their well wishes for the happy elderly couple.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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