Son pays heartfelt tribute to his adopted father: "He gave me a life"

Son pays heartfelt tribute to his adopted father: "He gave me a life"

- Thabang Fortune Manyathi shared an inspirational post on Facebook about his adoptive dad

- He credited his dad for making him the man he is today and for giving him a life

- Facebook users praised the dad, Duncan Krause, and all parents who bring up amazing children

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Thabang Fortune Manyathi took to Facebook and shared an inspirational post in the #ImStaying group in which he paid tribute to his adoptive father. Thabang reveals that he was adopted at just 6-months-old.

He revealed that his dad, Duncan Roland Krause, gave him a life and made him into the man he is today and admitted that without him in his life he would have failed.

Thabang said that their relationship was like that of many parents and kids, they had their ups and downs but he is eternally grateful for what Duncan did for him.

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Son pays heartfelt tribute to his adopted father: "He gave me a life"

Thabang Fortune Manyathi owes his adoptive dad everything and credits him for making him the man he is today. Photo credit: Thabang Fortune Manyathi
Source: Facebook

"I'm staying, because this man (Dad) adopted me and took me in as his son, when I was six months old. He gave me a life I would have never had. "
"We have our ups and downs like all fathers and sons, but him and my mother (his wife duh) have raised me into the man I am today at 35¾. Duncan Roland Krause Dad, mom (will hide her name, as she's not big on social media ), Tanika and Taylakie you're the reasons I'm staying #imstaying"

Here are some reactions from Facebook users to the touching story:

Patrick Mosesane:

"Well-done Mr D."
"With his mining, business ideas he has a good heart indeed."

Margaret Ndlovu:

"Awesome anyone can give birth to a child, but it takes a special person to be a parent god bless you and your parents."

Dawn Wilson:

"Outstanding!!! Thanks to all the families, there are many, who have adopted and raised awesome phenomenal children, God bless you all."
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Earlier, reported that Dr Lerato Madike took to the Facebook group #ImStaying to share her story of how she left school, never believing that someone of her background could ever become a doctor.

Yet, at the age of 29, she has had an incredible experience, a journey where she went from strength to strength.

She matriculated in 2008 and pursued a diploma in Biotechnology, then went on to graduate Cum Laude with a Bachelor Degree in Technology.

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