- A South African woman married to an American man shared that she is teaching him to speak isiXhosa
- Ziyanda Smith is married to Christian and they live in the USA but that has not stopped her from keeping her home language alive
- Ziyanda has a YouTube channel where she shares videos of her teaching Christian to speak the language
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A South African lady shared a heartwarming post about her and her American hubby. Ziyanda Smith took to the #ImStaying group on Facebook to share a bunch of photos of her and her husband, Christian.
The couple resides in Utah in the States and Ziyanda shared that she is teaching him how to speak her mother tongue - isiXhosa. She shared a screenshot of her YouTube channel where she videos her teaching him the language. She captioned the post:
"I am staying because this handsome American man is learning to speak my mother tongue (IsiXhosa) so we can someday both teach our children of our cultures"
The post received over 17 000 reactions and over 1 000 comments from Stayers. Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the comments left for the lovely couple.
Kathy Biggs Dorina said:
"Love is beautiful and I'm happy for you guys."
Connie Mashamaite wrote:
"I can't wait to subscribe to your YouTube channel."
Charné Prangley commented:
"This brings me so much joy. Bless you both and may you have many happy years together."
Anita Naidoo added:
"Beautiful couple, God bless you, together forever."
In other adorable couple news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on childhood friends who shared their wedding photos 27 years later. Cebolamangwane Khanyile shared the amazing love story about him and his wife, Luh MaXulu Khanyile.
According to Cebolamangwane's post, Luh is his best friend. They were born in the same year and same month. Cebolamangwane said they also attended the same crèche, the same primary school and grew up in the same area.
A whole 27 years later, the couple got married. Cebolamangwane shared the story to the #ImStaying group on Facebook. Cebolamangwane's post received over 14 000 reactions and the comments are constantly increasing. Stayers sent them over 1 300 messages of love and congratulations.
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