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Emirati invites nanny to live with them in Dubai after her husband dies in SL

2018-03-18 09:42:30
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A young Emirati man is winning hearts online with his heartwarming gesture for his Sri Lankan nanny - after she lost her husband.

When an Emirati man was told that his nanny's husband had passed away and she was not aware of it, he didn't know how to divulge and share the tragic news with the Sri Lankan woman. He was afraid that she would feel devastated on hearing it.

So, he quietly arranged her air tickets telling her that her husband had fallen sick and she should go back to her country, according to reports on social media.

In a viral video, the young Emirati can be seen bidding her a warm send-off, the man ensured that the nanny, Sally, felt relaxed and content as she left.

The concerned woman can be seen inquiring about her husband's health, but the man consoles her by kissing her forehead and telling her that God's will is supreme.

He said that Sally, who lived with them for 36 years, treated him and his brothers as her own children (she didn't have kids of her own).

Recounting a childhood memory, he reminisces about the time when she used to secretly give him and his siblings money to cheer them up, when they were small.

It cannot be confirmed when the video was recorded, but since being posted a day back, it had garnered nearly 230,000 views.

The Emirati said that he would invite her back to live with them - if she wishes to - as a family member and not as domestic help. The invitation is merely a way to acknowledge the love she has showered on us, the he pointed out.(Khaleej Times)


  Comments - 20

  • Ceylon Sunday, 18 March 2018 12:12

    God bless this kind of kind people.

    Reply : 0       154

    Logan Sunday, 18 March 2018 20:37

    Ask other maids to speak about their experience in Emirate.

    Reply : 70       19

    Scooby Doo Monday, 19 March 2018 09:13

    Something very special in middle east is the kind gesture. @Logan There can be few bad incidents but remember you wont be punished unless you do a mistake and its proven.

    Reply : 2       41

    King Mihiraj Sunday, 18 March 2018 14:20

    Locals in UAE known as Emiratis, knows how to respect humans. We are living in this country for many decades and never felt that we were treated as “outsiders” . Great people under the rule of Great Ledaers !

    Reply : 8       131

    NA Sunday, 18 March 2018 14:24

    Good man. I wish that world is full of them.

    Reply : 0       127

    Khalef Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:00

    We cannot change the world, but we can change ourselves !

    Reply : 0       71

    musharaf Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:42

    Proud of live in Dubai

    Reply : 2       39

    Shabir Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:53

    Great gesture by an Emirati, Thanks DM for publishing this.

    Reply : 0       55

    BV Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:59

    Whatever Race, Religion, Cast or Origin is he has exhibited who a true human being is. Great Man.

    Reply : 0       51

    Troy Sunday, 18 March 2018 18:12

    Emiratis are the most humanly people when compared to the rest in the Middle East.

    Reply : 5       48

    Arnold Sunday, 18 March 2018 18:29

    Glad to hear there are good people in this corrupt world.

    Reply : 2       43

    ari Sunday, 18 March 2018 19:29

    I have lived in the Middle East too. A scene such as this is rear as a solar eclipse. A great human being who showed gratitude and love to the one who brought him up. A great reflection on the maid who surely taught the young man the values of life. Great story.

    Reply : 5       57

    Joseph Sunday, 18 March 2018 21:43

    Emiratis are great people because their rulers are great. what about we and our rulers?

    Reply : 3       39

    Southpaw Monday, 19 March 2018 15:17

    They are awesome :)

    Reply : 0       4

    GQ Sunday, 18 March 2018 21:58

    How this became a news in a highly literate society like Sri Lanka is puzzling.Sri Lanka is going downhill.

    Reply : 15       15

    Shaul Sunday, 18 March 2018 22:00

    It is not unusual that in wealthy families children spend more time with their nannies than with their biological mothers as they grow up. In the process they begin to develop an inseparable bond. If anything, his magnanimity speaks volume about how she raised him with love and compassion,

    Reply : 1       45

    Gamarala Sunday, 18 March 2018 22:14

    There are more good people all over the world, but we only hear of the bad ones as that makes the news. There are millions of good acts performed by good individuals daily and its a better world because of the likes of them. This seems to be one of them showing gratitude in a most humane way.

    Reply : 0       48

    REEZ Wednesday, 21 March 2018 14:31

    Well said.

    Reply : 0       3

    Sanju Monday, 19 March 2018 11:30

    Very touching.

    Reply : 0       17

    narrii Monday, 19 March 2018 18:30

    some good news coming from the gulf.... he is a great man and the nanny is one of a million lady who loved them... god bless they both...

    Reply : 0       8

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