- Megebe Temesgen, an Eritrean, and Shasitu Nigusse, an Ethiopian, are two perfect neighbours made from heaven
- During the border war that broke out between both countries, Megebe had to abandon her home in Ethiopia and flee
- In her absence for 20 years, Shasitu rented out her neighbour's house and kept the money for her until she returned
True neighbourhoods are like families. During the border war between Ethiopia and Eritrea 20 years ago, many lost their homes.
Megebe Temesgen had to leave her home and friends behind because she was Eritrean in Ethiopia.
Her neighbour, Shasitu Nigusse, had to help her look after the home and everything she had in it.
During Megebe's absence, Shasitu rented out the apartment and kept the money for her for two decades.
Whenever local administration officers came around to make enquiries about the house, she always stood in for her.
Megede was only able to return to her home in Ethiopia 20 years after peace had been restored and the borders were reopened.
In an interview with the BBC, the Eritrean said she was deeply moved by her neighbour's kind act.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a man in the US, Micheal Gray, showed great love to his wife after he bought an abandoned house and renovated it to a great taste.
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Gray, who lives in Detroit, bought the home from his nephew for $1500 (N545,250) and moved into it immediately.
Before the purchase, the man was living in the basement of his niece. A year after in 2010, the man started a 10-year renovation plan that would thoroughly transform the house.
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