They say that no matter where we go, there’s no place like home.
For netizen Divino Villanueva Capil, his mother deserved a surprise visit after not seeing her for five long years.
Fortunata Capil had endured not seeing his son Divino for a long time, because she knows he had a dream to fulfill.
On Facebook, Divino shared their reunion as he dressed up as a driver bringing pizza to surprise his mother. He wrote, “My Nanay’s reaction after 5yrs of being away from home.”
“So much of love & emotion when I surprise her pretending as my kuya’s friend- a ‘Taxi Driver’. #ImHOME,” he continued.
The video shows Divino wearing a face mask and giving his mother, Fortunata, a box of pizza. Upon opening, the mother burst into tears as she read the message on the box, “‘Nay, nag-uli na ako. -Dido”. [Nay, I’m home. -Dido]
The two wrapped in a tight embrace as they were in tears.
Divino, who works as a lifeguard in Davao City shared why he wasn’t able to go home to Iloilo for 5 years. He said, “‘Di ako nakauwi for 5 years kasi pinangako ko sa sarili ko na magkaroon muna ako ng magandang trabaho bago umuwi sa amin.
“Magandang trabaho na sa kin ang pagiging lifeguard sa isang Unibersidad,” Divino added.
The thoughtful son shared why he wanted to give his mother a pleasant surprise. Divino explained, “Naisip kong i-surprise si nanay kasi alam ko na miss na miss nya ako.”
“‘Pag mag-video call kami, lagi niya tinatanong sa kin kung kelan ako uuwi,” he added.
The post has gone viral with over 1.3 million views and 10,000 shares since posting.
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