- An Indian man married to a Ghanaian lady has reflected on their four years of marriage and 14 years of friendship
- The young man identified as Amit Patel says people tried to discourage them by telling them that their union would not work
- According to Patel, people told them that their families would not accept their union
Amit Patel, an Indian man married to a Ghanaian lady, has reflected on their four years of marriage and 14 years of friendship.
Patel took to his LinkedIn page to make the reflection, noting that many people told them that their union would not work.
He wrote: "Along the way many told us it wouldn’t be possible, our families wouldn’t accept it, our cultures will clash, we will be disowned... the list is endless.
"This week we celebrate our 4 year anniversary as a married couple. 4 years from the day on which #IndiaMeetsGhana was birthed. This week we wanted to switch off and have some down time however it’s been so difficult to do so."
Patel said he and his wife are so passionate about campaigning for racial equality, adding that it feels like they are fulfilling purpose.
Briefly.co.za also reported, how a local couple has brought tears to the eyes of South Africans after they shared pictures of their lovely wedding in Facebook group ImStaying. Luthandoh Lwamawakhe Mustard shared the lovely pic of her and her new hubby, proudly captioning it:
"We got married on the 4th of this month... #ImStaying because we believe that we are all the same."
Her heartwarming post, which was accompanied by a beautiful pic of herself and hubby making their way down the aisle, was well received by fellow group members who reacted to the post over 7 000 times.
The couple also received over a thousand comments from Stayers who wished them nothing but love light and happiness. Here are some of their touching comments.
Belinda Booysen said: "Congrats, how sweet, everything of the best for the future." while Gugu Stewart wrote: "Congratulations. Wishing you many more happy days."
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