Groom Lies on the Floor in Tears to Thank Aunt who Took Him to US to Start Life Afresh, Video Goes Viral

Groom Lies on the Floor in Tears to Thank Aunt who Took Him to US to Start Life Afresh, Video Goes Viral

  • A groom was overwhelmed with emotions as he expressed gratitude to his aunt who took him to the US to start life afresh
  • In the video, the groom laid flat on the floor at his wedding occasion and sobbed softly at the feet of the aunt
  • It took his aunt, her husband and another man to get the teary groom back on his feet to continue the dance

An emerging video has captured a groom showing appreciation to his benefactor in a heartwarming way.

The groom named Ifeanyi Anthony, in a video shared on Instagram by @instablog9ja, laid flat on the floor as he sobbed at the feet of a woman said to be his aunt.

Emotional moment groom lay on the floor in tears to thank aunt for changing his life by taking him to US, video melts hearts
The groom appreciated the aunt on his wedding day Photo Credit: Screengrabs from video shared by @instablog9ja
Source: Instagram

Efforts by the aunt to get him back on his feet were unsuccessful until she was assisted by her husband and another man.

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The aunt and her husband danced with the groom at the wedding occasion while he still sobbed softly.

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The groom gushes over the aunt and her husband as he recalls their kindness towards him

Narrating the reason behind his actions, the groom recalled how the aunt named Joy Babatunde and her hubby Bright Babatunde had sponsored his move to the US to begin life afresh.

He said this happened at a time he faced eviction from his apartment, battled depression, asthma attack and other problems.

Now, life has turned around for him as he is living fine and already has his own house.

Watch the video below:

Nigerians react

@sir_eltee said:

"This feels so good to watch. It’s good to appreciate those who have helped and cared for us in this life. Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness."

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@paradises_best reacted:

"If you get family members wey get your back,you don’t know what God has done for you o
"Some of us,our family members want to be the only ones in big and high places so that the rest of us go dey worship dem. Laslas,God No Go Shame Us."

@vickyjay_ wrote:

"His aunt and her husband must be good relatives, the groom himself was well brought up to take it upon himself not to make them regret their actions."

@eneh_jane commented:

"So beautiful … not like all those relatives that did not invest in you and when u make it they start looking for ways to bill u …. Buzzing ur phone with chest full of entitlements …"

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In the video that was shared on Instagram by the bride with the handle @alinenas, the young lady embraced her parents as her eyes welled up in tears. She let the tears of joy flow and got her parents and hubby emotional.

The bride's dad could be seen asking his son-in-law what's up and hugging him tightly. The smile on his face suggested appreciation for making his daughter happy.


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