- A South African woman recently headed online to share a touching post about a dad whose little girl wanted a doll he couldn't afford
- The woman then slipped the man some cash so that he could buy his kid the doll she wanted
- While some locals thought the whole thing should not have been documented, others praised the woman for her kindness
Not being able to buy your kid a plaything after they literally begged you for it really hurts. A dad experienced this pain after he went to buy a few groceries with his little one who soon started crying for a plastic doll.
A woman who was also in the store watched as the poor dad tried to explain to the little one that he could not afford to buy her the toy. Feeling overcome with the need to help, the unidentified woman slipped the dad some cash for the doll, which he then purchased for his overjoyed little girl.
A Twitter user, @phalanndwa6, who came across the post and thought that it was super inspiring, shared it with his followers and simply captioned it "This," while also adding pleading face emojis.
Many locals found the post very motivational and heartwarming while others criticised the unknown do-gooder for sharing snaps of the father and child. Read a few of their contrasting opinions below:
"Yoh!!! I hate it when people do this! stop posting gore le thusitse batho and post their faces as well. Why take pics vele? Batho ba rata attention."
"I agree with not exposing their pictures since you can put emojis to hide their faces but I think it’s good to post good deeds on the socials because we see so many negative things. It is good to see the positive that happens amongst society."
In other feel-good Briefly News, Vicky Sim took to Facebook to thank three good Samaritans who came to her and her husband's rescue. She explained that their trailer blew a tyre before the M13 on Key Ridge.
They managed to get across all three lanes of traffic but were stranded. Luckily for them, Vinesh, Sibusiso and Scebi appeared and helped them change the tyre. Vicky said her husband could have managed on his own but it was nice to have help.
"Although my husband could have managed on his own, we felt so much safer having them there with us, and the job was done so quickly with their help! They wouldn't accept a thank you gift. They were angels in disguise," read part of her post.
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