Mzansi celebrates 90-year-old gogo who helped raise 3 generations

Mzansi celebrates 90-year-old gogo who helped raise 3 generations

- Janke Eagar took to Facebook to shower praise on Queen Maria, she started working for her family at the age of 19

- At 90, although retired, she is still part of the family and often pops by for a visit having helped raise three generations

- The post racked up over 14 000 reactions and almost 1 000 comments, showering the gogo with praise

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Janke Eagar took to Facebook to shower praise on Queen Maria, a 90-year-old gogo who has worked for her family since she was 19.

She helped raise three generations and has become a member of the family, now retired she often stops by to visit.

Janke shared the amazing post in the #ImStaying group on Facebook:

"Our Queen Mariastill going strong at 90! Been with our family since she’s been 19 years old & our Rock! She’s raised 3 generations and Happily retired now but always Pops in for a surprise visit #ImStaying."
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Mzansi celebrates 90-year-old gogo who helped raise 3 generations.

Janke Eagar took to Facebook to celebrate and important person in her life, Queen Maria. Photo Credit: Facebook/Janke Eagar
Source: Facebook

Here are some reactions from Facebook users to the post which has clocked up over 13 000 likes and hundreds of comments:

Daveandesmay Pretorius:

"Love your story. . Bravo Gugu I'm sure the family look after you very well."

Diane De Lange:

"What a special moment with gogo. I can just see the love between you all. May the Lord bless you all ❤"

Val Francke:

"You guys were so blessed to be reared by such an awesome woman..May God bless you all..Its love that makes the world go round!"

Belinda Leontsinis:

"Those Gogos are the rock of our nation and should be immortalized on our banknotes The Rand should be changed to the Gogo."
"Now that would be one hell of a strong currency."

Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that a throwback post praising Okuhle Mose, a 9-year-old South African who won 1st place at the Euro Dance Festival in 2019.

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She had managed to outperform dancers from all over the world and her achievement has not gone unnoticed.

The pic was shared in the #ImStaying group on Facebook where people showered the post with love, praising the girl for her achievement.

"9-year-old Okuhle Mose from made South Africa Proud by winning 1st place in hip hop section at Euro Dance Festival 2019 in Serbia."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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