- A South African graduate thanked her dad for seeing her through university
- Her dad works as a security guard
- She shared her message on Twitter, where it has gone viral
When parents go all out for their kids, the results are often something to behold.
This was all too obvious when a proud graduate from Witbank, South Africa took to Twitter to thank her dad, who works as a security guard, for seeing her through university.
Thobile Mabanga shared a picture of herself and her dad with the caption: "My Dad, thank you for taking me to varsity even though you are a security guard. This is for you. I love you."
Thobile's message soon went viral, racking up 37,000 likes and 19,000 retweets. It touched the hearts of many commenters who were amazed at her dad's resourcefulness.
From Thobile's Twitter bio, she is already working as a software developer. This further explains the beaming smile on her father's face.
In another tweet, Thobile said she shared the fact that her dad is a security guard with the aim of inspiring parents that even the seemingly impossible can be achieved no matter their financial situation.
What an achievement for both dad and daughter! See more tweets and reactions below.
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