- A beautiful Nigerian woman, Mariam, who got married to a blind man has shared her heartwarming story
- During a recent interview, the woman was asked why she chose to marry a blind man and she gave her reason
- The happy wife noted that she doesn't regret getting married to a blind man because she is madly in love with him
Mariam, a Nigerian woman has been trending online over her marriage to a blind man.
Mariam tied the knot with Toyin Bello, a liquid soap vendor who lost his sight about seven years ago.
When asked why she got married to Bello, Mariam said she fell in love with him and closed her ears to all negative remarks from people.
Toyin told BBC Pidgin that his brother had brought Mariam to him, saying she was interested in marrying him.
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According to Toyin, he was surprised when the lady insisted on getting married to him. He asked why and she said she loved him.
Mariam on her part recounted how she was mocked by friends who wondered why a blind man would tickle her fancy.
However, she stood strong on her decision and according to her, she has never regretted getting married to him.
Mariam applauded over her bravery and love for her husband
"I respect this guy ,for getting something doing and not going around begging."
"She married his soul not his body. Love is greater than physical appearance."
"Wow! God bless them. The man though, "Tall and Handsome".
"Very handsome man! God will bless them both and send helpers towards them."
"Love indeed is a natural feelings and have no eyes. May God Almighty continue to bless your union with everything."
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"Love is more than what we think it is. By the grace GOD he shall see again (Amen)."
"And he's very handsome but he'll still cheat. Men!"
"Good woman. Africans stigmatised disabilities and that’s bad. Anyone can be disabled at any time. Disability is not the fault of the disabled."
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Blind lady who married lawyer shares story
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the love story of a Nigerian lawyer who tied the knot with a blind woman identified as Amarachi has melted hearts online. The young lawyer identified as ThankGod said he refused to listen to critics who condemned his relationship.
According to him, although he always had experiences with his exes because they all came for his 'money', he has however found his safe place in Amarachi. Speaking on what sparked his love for the blind woman, ThankGod revealed that she has a good heart and fears God.
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On her part, Amarachi lamented that some of her husband's people have refused to accept their marriage. She revealed how they always criticize her husband for getting married to a woman who can't see. However, against all odds, Amarachi said she knows her husband is good-looking and she will always love him no matter what.