“My father left me when I was five years old with nothing at all. Twenty years later, he appeared as an accused at Palm Ridge Magistrates’ Court. He approached a young attorney for legal representation and realised [it was me, the son he had abandoned]. He couldn’t look me in the eyes. God works in mysterious ways.”
This heart-wrenching post came from one of the 60% of South Africans who live in homes without their fathers, according to Stats SA.