48-Year-old mom starts matric exams, receives praise from inspired Saffas

48-Year-old mom starts matric exams, receives praise from inspired Saffas

- A young woman has motivated and encouraged locals after taking to Facebook to share that her mom will be staring her matric exams

- In the heartwarming post, she explains that her mom decided to complete her matric after 31 whole years out of school

- Inspired Facebookers quickly headed to the comment section to share messages of encouragement and support

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A young woman recently left thousands of Facebookers inspired. Kelly Kleinhans, a proud daughter, shared in popular ImStaying group a picture of herself and her 48-year-old mom, who she explains will be starting her matric exams after 31 years not being in school.

"I am staying because today my mother (on the left) will be starting her matric exams at the age 48. She decided to go back to school after 31 years. She is proof that you are never too old to learn. Good luck to her and to all the matriculants of 2020. #imstaying #classof2020," she wrote in the awesome post.

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Facebookers who were both motivated and inspired by the 48-year-old woman's determination to complete her matric after an entire 31 years quickly took to the comment section to wish her luck with the exams.

48-Year-old mom heads back to school
Kelly stands proudly with her mom. Source: Kelly Kleinhans/ImStaying/Facebook
Source: Facebook

Many of them were wowed by her decision. Read a few of their comments below.

Ada Paisley Beukes wrote:

"Good luck to you. ,All the best after your matric certificate."

Joan Mitchell said:

"Good luck to mom may God guide and give her the wisdom to get through the exams."

Linda Cousins said:

"So inspirational! Praying for you mom."

In more amazing Briefly.co.za news, watching a community come together for the greater good of each other is simply delightful. A local South African community recently did exactly that and indeed those who heard the touching story of how they came together to help a young matriculant attend and enjoy his school trip were left truly moved.

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The story was first shared on Twitter by Nthabbie but it quickly made its way to Facebook's ImStaying group, shared by Dumisani Dudoo Dabadini, who thought that it was worth spreading just how wonderful having the spirit of Ubuntu can be.

In the Twitter thread, Nthabbie explains how she had spotted a familiar neighbourhood gogo looking very stressed. Upon asking her what was wrong, the gogo explained how her grandson was headed on a school trip but didn't have most of the things he would need to enjoy the trip. The community stepped in to help.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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