- Thabile Khotha shared a photo of her dad on Twitter
- Her dad lost his hands in the '80s but still has a full-time job as a builder
- The story inspired many of her followers
A young student in Bloemfontein, Free State, has praised her dad for not letting his disability get in the way of providing for his family.
Thabile Khotha posted a photo of her dad on Twitter recently and said he lost his hands in an accident at work in the '80s.
Despite this, he has had a full-time job as a builder since then. He even built his family a large home, pays for his kids' school fees, and bought himself a car.
Thabile's tweet has gone viral, racking up over 800 retweets and 2,700 likes so far. Many Twitter users referred to her dad as an inspiration and a hero.
Others even advised young Thabile not to disappoint him because he's a "blessing."
See more reactions from tweeps below.
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