- A young woman who was born with a heart defect and subsequently became paralysed recently shared a touching story about overcoming her disability
- According to the post, she fought against the challenges being disabled brought along and went on to do all the things she dreamed of doing
- Many locals were moved by the touching post, each of them in awe of her unfaltering strength
A young South African woman, Charne Hugo, recently shared a touching story in Facebook's ImStaying group. In the post, she explains that she was born with a heart defect that in turn left her paralysed from the waist down after surgery to correct her heart went wrong.
"I want to share my story with you: It started on 22 May, 1991 in Nelspruit. I was born with a heart defect which led to me having heart surgery at the age of 4 months. Complications led to me becoming paralysed.
"At the age of 5, I had my 4th and last heart operation. In ICU the personnel told my parents to go home because my heart rate was slowing down. The next day when they returned I was sitting in bed singing to everyone.
"That is where my life journey started. From that day I couldn't stop singing. I have grabbed every opportunity that came my way. I love to live life to the fullest! I want to inspire and motivate everyone to reach for their dreams no matter how big or small. You are strong and powerful."
She signs off her heartfelt post by adding that even though she does not have her legs, she has gained a lot more from her life's journey. Stayers had this to say about the sweet post:
Trace Patchin said:
"Wow, what an inspiration Charné... Thank you for sharing."
Glennessa Isaacs Morgan said:
"Awesome, thanks for sharing."
In similar heartwarming Briefly.co.za news, a young local mom, Letitia C Kolesky, recently headed to Facebook's ImStaying group to share a very touching story about how her two little boys decided to stretch their hands of kindness and share their food with their neighbour, an adorable little girl.
"Hi, Stayers. Can I please share my story! This was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen and to be honest, I can say my 2 toddler boys have taught me a lesson I will never forget in life.
"Me and my boys stay on a property with a few rooms due to a really tough time for us and hitting rock bottom we don't have a lot but today I have learned the happiness one gets after sharing your little is worth gold.
"I was told that I must please give his friend (Blessing) food also... I took the plate and stared at the food this won't be enough I thought so decided to share a little of our 3 plates my boy all excited ran to his friend and told her to come to eat!! And my heart just melted," she wrote.
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