Young Lawyer Shows How She Took a Taxi to Get to Johannesburg High Court in Inspiring Video

Young Lawyer Shows How She Took a Taxi to Get to Johannesburg High Court in Inspiring Video

  • A South African law graduate shared a TikTok video showcasing her contrasting realities
  • The clip starts with her dressed professionally outside the courthouse, then cuts to her riding in a taxi with her briefcase
  • The young professional's post resonated with many viewers who shared messages of encouragement
A lawyer shared a video showing how she made it to court in a taxi
A young lawyer showed her two contrasting realities in a TikTok video. Image: @becomingadvocatengobeni
Source: TikTok

A woman who works as a lawyer posted a TikTok video showing herself looking formal and professional at court versus how she got there.

Lawyer shows taxi ride to work

The lady with the handle @becomingadvocatengobeni posted a TikTok video of herself posing outside the High Court of South Africa in Johannesburg in a black suit and high heels. The footage then switches to show her sitting in an old taxi with her large attorney briefcase at her feet.

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"Humble beginnings, starting my journey as a lawyer," @becomingadvocatengobeni captioned her post.

Lawyer's journey resonates with SA

It is often said that we should never discard our humble beginnings; they provide the foundation upon which we build our skills, knowledge and experience.

The young lawyer's post resonated with many South Africans who could relate to starting out in their careers and wanting to own their own cars.

Others responded with uplifting messages and encouraging words for the legal eagle.

Doreen Thandi Ndlovu

"One taxi driver once said komunye ubhuti, siyakhokha lesoskhwama."

Thopho Ntombela commented:

"Sisonke dadewethu kuzolunga ngelinye illanga. ❤️ [We're together, my sister. It will better one day.]"

Magalela Hlabangane

"Oksalayo usuphumelele empilweni❤️ [What matters is that you have succeeded in life.]"

Philani MaNgwevu write:

"Two years from now, you'll be in a Range Rover."

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Simphiwe Sthe Dlamini said:

"Sofela khona empini sotsha lami."

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In another story, Briefly News reported that taking taxis as a Mzansi commuter can be a real schlep, especially if you have to ride in one of the old, beat-up Siyaya combis.

One gent who knows this all too well is @tii.sets0, who posted a video on TikTok of a typical day of him catching a ride in a taxi on a rainy day. He recorded the wet and muddy interior of the taxi as well as he got wet too.

Source: Briefly News

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