Moms are usually the silent heroes in their children's lives - they know exactly what's best for them and will move heaven and earth to ensure their kids get it. And this post, shared on the Humans of Bombay Facebook page, talks about one such mother.
In a post shared some 17 hours before writing this, a Mumbai woman talks about her journey from studying under street lights to becoming a scientist and even receiving an honorary doctorate. While her story is extremely inspiring, what stands out is the huge contribution her mother made to help her achieve all that success.
"My mom was fierce. She was uneducated, but did everything to give us the best," she says in the post.
She goes on to describe her journey and the role her mother played in it. The post makes for an extremely moving read and will likely leave you proud and inspired. Read the post below:
Here's a picture of the mother-daughter duo:
Since being shared, the post has touched a chord with thousands on Facebook. It has received over 9,000 reactions and more than 600 shares - and still counting.
"Started my day with tears streaming down my face thanks to this incredible post. Congratulations to you and your mother. What a road you've both traveled," says one Facebook user. "What an inspiration... so casually said but with a deep meaning," says another.Click for more trending news