South African Young Man's Viral TikTok Video Moves the Online Community

South African Young Man's Viral TikTok Video Moves the Online Community

  • A young man left many people on social media in tears after he shared an emotional video which went viral on TikTok
  • The clip of the gentleman gathered many views, along with thousands of likes and comments on the video platform
  • The content creator's story touched netizens, and they flooded his comments section with heartwarming messages

A young man shared a sad video which left people online in their feelings, and the clip went viral.

A man took to social media to showcase how he went into the rain to close the gate.
A young South African man shared an emotional TikTok video, leaving people in their feelings. Image:@sbonga_beejay23
Source: TikTok

Man's TikTok clip leaves netizens in tears

The footage posted by @sbonga_beejay23 on TikTok has received over 93K views, thousands of likes and many comments on the video platform within a few hours of publication. The young man revealed that his stepdad had asked him to go and close the gate while it was raining, and his children were covered in blankets.

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The video of the gentleman touched many people online and left them emotional.

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Watch the clip below:

Online users react to the man's clip

The young man's video saddened people as they rushed to his comment section to send him heartwarming messages.

Miss Blue said:

"Step-parents are automatically the villain."

Tsholofelo Mabatha added:

"You are better…I was forced to park my car inside the yard by my so-called mom."

Merc wrote:

"Just go close, and while the rain drops on you, tap into that blessing and ask God to bless you with an auto-gate."

Nhlanhla Khorombi advised:

"Rain is a blessing, go and lock the gate and get blessed."

Aquila simply said:


Zamamvelase shared:

"People will never understand unless they get to experience it themselves."

Phindulo said:

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"Sorry nana. I know there has to be a reason why you are feeling that way. Your feelings are valid."

Mom and children sleep outside as dad brings home girlfriend

Briefly News previously reported on a woman named Sisanda Hlabangane, who took to TikTok to share a heartbreaking video of her kids sleeping outside because her husband had his side chick over.

The video is an update on Sisanda's current situation. Briefly News previously reported Sisanda removed her wedding ring in a video to mark the end of her 10-year marriage. Her video sparked a debate on why she would have so many children.

Source: Briefly News

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