Young Ghanaian Man Gets Emotional After Seeing Dollars For The First Time: "To God Be The Glory"

Young Ghanaian Man Gets Emotional After Seeing Dollars For The First Time: "To God Be The Glory"

  • A video of a young man celebrating holding the US dollar for the first time has caused a stir on social media
  • The young man, who sat in a moving car, displayed two $100 notes to his online community
  • Many who came across his video were happy for him, with some being impressed by his show of gratitude to God

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A Ghanaian man's reaction after holding the United States (US) dollar for the first time, in his life, has stirred emotions online.

In a video sighted by on TikTok, the young man could not hide his joy as he displayed what looked like two 100-dollar notes.

Young Ghanaian man gets emotional after holding dollars
The young man holding his dollars Photo credit: Pulse Ghana/TikTok
Source: TikTok

The yet-to-be-identified young man, sitting at the back of a moving car, thanked God for blessing him with an opportunity to get hold of a dollar note finally.

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"I have never seen a dollar before, this is my first time to hold a dollar. I swear, I'm grateful now. I thank God, it is not by my strength or my power or my hard work, it is God," he said.

Watch the video below.

Netizens praise him for being grateful

The young man's video touched many people online emotionally, with some netizens praising him for being grateful to his God.

Some of the reactions to his video, which had raked in over 8.1k likes and 524 comments, as of the time of drafting this report, are compiled below.

2Riskiii said:

"May the Lord remember you and let you count many more dollars."

Fiona also replied:

"Amen oo I receive it."

EwuraAkua commented:

"Gratitude is a must!! You should hold more than this in Jesus name . God first."

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posh 1 salon replied:

"i tap into dis blessing."

Pamela also commented:

"Let me say the truth, I haven’t seen 100 dollar before ooo."

edeedee0 reacted"

"Gloria to be the God."

Ghanaian online driver stunned as passenger gifts him dollars

Meanwhile, previously reported that a video of a young driver expressing surprise after a passenger gave him dollars has gone viral.

The young man said he was gifted the money as a reward for returning a mobile phone a passenger left in his car.

Netizens who saw the video were full of praise for the young man for staying honest in the performance of his work

Proofread by Berlinda Entsie, journalist and copy editor at


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Salifu Bagulube Moro Salifu Bagulube Moro is a Human Interest Editor at He has over six years of experience in journalism. He graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2018, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies with a specialization in Journalism. Salifu previously worked with Opera News as a Content Management Systems (CMS) Editor. He also worked as an Online Reporter for the news portal, as well as with the Graphic Communications Group Limited as a National Service Person. Email:

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