Leaving your family to work abroad is never easy. This is what our beloved OFWs need to endure and sacrifice to be able to give their family a better life.
However, as OFWs make sure that their family in the Philippines are eating three times a day and the children are going to school, some family members tend to demand too much.
Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) long for the day they will be able to go home to the Philippines to see their children and family. So it’s no wonder why some OFWs choose to make this day extra special by making it a surprise.
Recently, the story of a Pinay OFW went viral on social media and made everyone cry. She went home to the Philippines to surprise her family but her family doesn’t seem to recognize her. After years of working in Riyadh, Yeth Espiritu Cuadra decided to surprise her family and the only person who knows her arrival is her best friend.
This is her post,
She shared the funny yet emotional moment when she knocked on their door and pretend that she’s looking for herself.
Her mom opened the gate and answered her “Wala pa si Mayeth sa Disyembre pa yun uuwi.”
He mother didn’t recognize her so she introduced herself as Mayeth. Upon realizing it, her mother became emotional and hugged her tight. When she entered the house, her kids are also having a hard time identifying her. Her kids later recognized her as their mother
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This video suddenly went viral and the netizens were touched on this mother-daughter moment. however, some of them got curious about why her mother didn’t recognize her at all. Mhayet cared to insert photos of her before and after to show why she didn’t recognized right away.
Her post elicits netizens reaction here are some:
“Kakatuwang kakaiyak naman yan”
“May ganyan n anak parang nahiyang lumapit k agad at cguro ilang taon n ndi cla nagkita maliit p cguro ansk nya ng iwanan sa mama nya kaya yon ang reaction ng bata..”
“Best surprise , kakatuwa naman si tita, next time magsuot ka ng name tag sa noo 😅 nun umalis ka kase kulot ka daw 😅😅😅”
“Grabe Mayet pinaiyak mo ko!!!Hindi ka nakilala ni nanay kase hindi ka na daw negra!😂✌🏻
Ganda mo kase!😍”
“Ako na iyak ako sa reaction ni nnay.pro nyabangan lng ako sayo te. at dko gusto yong reaction mo sa mga anak mo.”
“nag abroad lng dna sanay sa init.. mag alis ka kya ng sweater mo teh”
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OFWs are our new kind of heroes and we should express our thankfulness and appreciation to them whenever we can. Despite all the sacrifices and sufferings, they need to endure, what matters most to them is they provide a better or comfortable life to their family back home. This is what mother’s love looks like.