Dad gets emotional as he leaves daughter in different province

Dad gets emotional as he leaves daughter in different province

- Faizal Miller is a South African father who wrote an emotional send-off to his daughter

- Faizal resides in the Western Cape but his daughter will be doing community service in the Eastern Cape

- The family travelled through the town of Lusikisiki before they said their goodbyes and Faizal shared his emotional post

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Faizal Miller shared a truly emotional post to the #ImStaying group on Facebook recently. Faizal's daughter will be doing community service in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape. He travelled with his wife and daughter through the breathtaking capital town.

Faizal wrote about his Lusikisiki experience in detail. His words touched the hearts of many Stayers, some of whom asked him to write more about his travels. The dad referred to his young daughter as a "kind and generous soul".

A quick look at Faizal's Facebook page shows that he lives in the Western Cape, quite a distance from his little girl.

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Dad gets emotional by leaving daughter in Lusikisiki for community service

This SA dad shared an emotional post about leaving his daughter in another province to complete her community service. Image: Faizal Miller
Source: Facebook

Read Faizal's full post below:

"#Lusikiski today you broke my heart... I leave behind a kind, generous soul who will assist you during her ComServe year. I'm hoping time flies.
"But over the last four days, I've travelled your Umzimbuvu pass between PSJ and Lusikiski a massive 6 times, avoiding your stationary livestock, potholes and vehicles of authority along the way. I've stood motionless all four mornings in total awe of your great Umzimbuvu River sliding under the Pondoland Bridge...
"We visited your mighty #Magwa falls... Bouncing through the gravel roads coming face-to-face with your horned bulls many times... But more than that is your evergreen rolling hills and forests littered with homes of our fellow humans who endure so much more with so much less... #ImStaying because #YoureStaying. #Lusikisiki please take care of my loved one."

Below are some of the sweet messages left for Faizal and his family:

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Fareed Khan Sarguro wrote:

"Wow, when duty calls you have to serve. I've done my medical training in Transkei in 1990. Was a great experience. Inshallah, your daughter will be exposed to excellent training. All the best. Congratulations to her from her doctor."

Rene du Plessis said:

"Such beautiful words..."

Marianne Labuschagne commented:

"I really hope you write us more of your experiences... Master of words..."

Akhona Msindo Sekwati added:

"She will definitely be well taken of, AmaMpondo are so warm and loving I can assure you."

In other stories about fathers, recently reported on a South African man who honoured his dad online. Victor Makhafola thanked his dad for both loving and supporting him. He went on to say that his "papa" taught him how to be a man.

Victor also credited his father for showing him how to be a good dad to his own kids. He said that it is an honour to have a father like his. Victor shared a selfie of himself with his dad to the #ImStaying group on Facebook.

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His heartwarming post gained traction as Stayers appreciated the love Victor has for his father.

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