- An African man simply identified as Uche has expressed gratitude to his family and others after beating cancer before turning 24
- Uche made the disclosure on Twitter on Tuesday, October 27 and congratulatory messages poured in for him shortly afterwards
- The young man acknowledged the fact that not everyone is as lucky as him
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A Nigerian man simply identified as Uche has a lot to be grateful for after beating cancer three times before turning 24.
The young man took to his Twitter page to express gratitude to his family and others who supported him throughout the trying times.
He shared pictures of himself on the social media platform showing what he looked like at various times of the illness and when he recovered.
"Not a lot people got beat cancer 3 times before they turned 24, but for some weird reason I’m still walking. Big ups to my family and my support system."
Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to congratulate him.
A tweep with the handle @mckennyspecial wrote:
"Congratulations. You will enjoy sound health for the rest of your life in Jesus' name."
Another tweep with the handle @FemiWager wrote:
"Bad guy!! God's so big that he reaches out to us in different ways. Cancer ain't got nothing on you, you are a beamer of light that shines brighter every day, your light would never go dim. Congrats Philip, you did this!!"
"Congratulations Uche. I’m so happy for you and I pray that may God continue to keep you safe and strong. Amen."
Below are other reactions:
Someone pointed out that he was a fighter.
Another said it was good news.
This tweep took it to God in prayers.
In more touching Briefly.co.za news, a security guard is being inundated with thank you messages on social media after he rescued a four-year-old from drowning. Joshua Ramathemela didn't think twice about jumping fully-clothed into the swimming pool at a complex to rescue the child.
According to a post shared to the #ImStaying group by Fatima Gani, Joshua ran "like the wind" when he heard kids screaming at the pool. The heroic security guard didn't stick around for an applause after his successful rescue.
He rather returned to his work station where he got a pair of shorts and continued with his duties for the day. Fatima added that there was no parental supervision at the pool where the children were.
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