- Some Ghanaians have shared heart-warming stories about their mothers
- This followed a post asking people to share reasons why they considered their mothers as heroines
- Many of the stories evoke goosebumps
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As Mother's Day approaches, many are getting set to honour their mothers and other caring, loving, superb and selfless individuals who have played motherly roles in their lives.
However, it is without a doubt that this year’s celebration which falls on Sunday, May 10, 2020, will be a much different one compared to previous years.
The reason, Coronavirus.
The world continues to contend with the novel COVID-19 which has claimed lives across nations in the world.
While the dreaded coronavirus has halted movements and caused major economic shifts, it appears not to have successfully stopped people from expressing love. And Mother's Day will be no different.
Amid the uncertainties and fears, mothers have always been heroines and coronavirus cannot change that.
In a recent post, YEN.com.gh asked people whether they thought their moms are heroines and urged that they share with the world their most inspiring stories about their mothers.
The post has evoked a series of touching responses from people who appear to be holding their breath for the special day to celebrate their mothers.
Maame Ehkua, who shared one of the very first responses touched hearts.
''My mum is not alive now , but she educated me and now i am a professional teacher, i will always love her, she one in a million. R.I.P mum,'' she wrote.
According to Judy Sparta, her mom is a hero because her father abandoned them when her mother first got pregnant and she had to single-handedly take care of her.
She said: ''My mum is a hero and you know why she gave birth when 19 abandon by my father raised me single handed made sure I has all the basics n until now she always make sure am happy n helps me take care of my daughter live you mum in my thick and thin times you never abandons me you are my hero.''
''It ain’t easy for a single woman like mum after she divorced Dad to raised three bad kids on her own,I saw her struggling for our education I saw her struggling to get us Clothes to wear Irreplaceable mum you’re appreciated,'' Blessing Ampadu Stiches shared a related story to Judy's.
ÃñgëlKïllër MçQüïbë warmed hearts when she said: ''My mum is a hero because she is the reason I'm still alive. I could remember when I 2 to 5 years I was always on the sickbed she could do everything possible to make sure am heal. And that one is not enough she took me to school sometimes she will suffer before getting my school fees and anytime she approaches my dada he will tell her to leave his side because the child is her not his. Even up to now she is still in support.''
''My mum is a hero cos my dad died 14 yrs ago and we were 8 by that time. this woman was able to help us through our education the last born was 12 yrs and the first one from sss to polytechnic, second from shs to university, third was a mechanic, fourth from shs to polytechnic, fifth from jhs to shs then polytechnic to university,'' Nana Akua Fosuaah also said in response to the post.
In other stories, YEN.com.gh reported that Coronavirus is still raging across the world and one of the many concerns for people amid the pandemic is its community spread through public transport.
As part of enhanced measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Akufo-Addo imposed a lockdown on Greater Accra, Kasoa and Greater Kumasi.
The lockdown, which began from March 30, 2020, lasted for three weeks and was lifted on April 19, 2020.
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