- Tony Williams, a former physicist, is in desperate need of a new friend who can sit and talk to him
- The widower whose wife died of cancer has been riddled with loneliness since he has no friends or family he can commune with
- The 75-year-old never had kids and tried to search for friends through newspaper ads but his efforts bore no fruits
- He printed a poster on his home window pleading with passersby to be his friends so he could get rid of his loneliness
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A 75-year-old man who lost his wife to cancer has launched a desperate search for a friend who will help him break away from his solitude.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Tony Williams lost his wife in May 2020 and the two never had children during their marriage.
According to DailyMail, Tony sits by his phone every day hoping that someone will call him and spark a conversation but that never happens.
The widower who worked as a physicist before retiring said he views his loneliness as a curse and hates spending 24 hours without anyone to talk to.
When things got too rough for him, Tony went on a newspaper and placed two ads asking anyone interested to be his friend.
Sadly, no one responded to his ads. He also printed cards which had his contact information and handed them to strangers in supermarkets and the streets.
After all his efforts bore no fruits, the former physicist plastered a huge plaque on his window which had his plight for friendship written in bold.
“It is my last resort. I have tried everything to make friends, but it feels like nobody wants to talk to me. Jo was my best friend and we had a lovely life. But now I'm all by myself. My wonderful wife has just died, and I have nobody,” he wrote.
In other news, a lucky South African dad was treated to a baby shower after getting his first daughter.
The father of one was overjoyed when his friends threw a pink-themed party and pampered him throughout the event.
His pals purchased balloons and gifts and asked him to sit back and relax as they did all the work.
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