- Hamidul Islam has never had a daughter or granddaughter
- One day he saved a young woman who wanted to end her life
- Since then, she has called him father
A 70-year-old Bangladeshi man has shared how he gained a daughter despite never having one of his own.
In a story shared on GMB Akash's Facebook page, Hamidul Islam said he and his wife Khalecha have always wanted to have a daughter but never had one.
One evening, he saved a young woman who wanted to end her life after having a disagreement with her husband.
Hamidul managed to reconcile the young couple. From then on, the woman has called him "father" and he therefore sees her as his daughter.
His touching story drew reactions from 12,000 users and more than a hundred comments. See some of them below.