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VIRAL: OFW’s surprise homecoming fails after mom didn’t recognize her

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Oct. 18, 18 | 9:27 am

A Filipina OFW experienced a heartbreaking experience upon her surprise arrival in the Philippines—when her own mother failed to recognize her.

On a Facebook video that went viral this week, Filipina OFW Mayeth Espiritu Cuadra is seen knocking on her house’s front gate and disguising as someone looking for “Mayeth.”

When her mother opens up the door, she answers that Mayeth is not home and has no clue when Mayeth is coming back.

Few more seconds into the video, the mother eventually recognizes Mayeth and immediately hugs Mayeth before bursting into tears.

The Facebook video, uploaded on the OFW’s account, garnered over half a million views, over 4,000 shares, and 1,000 comments.

The caption states, “Yung hindi ka nakilala ng sarili mong nanay, ayaw ka man lang pagbuksan ng gate.”

As many netizens wondered how such instance has possibly happened, Mayeth posted a photo of herself before and after she went to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to work as an OFW. “Nabasa ko po na may mga curious sa hitsura ko dati, eto po ang konting picture bago ako umalis,” she said in the comments.

The OFW admitted that no one from her family expected her sudden arrival and only her best friend, Dina, knew about it.

“Maraming salamat po sa mga nanuod ng video. Sorry po, hindi ko sinasadyang mapaiyak din kayo. Wala pong nakakaalam na uuwi ako kaya nagulat talaga siya (nanay),” Mayeth concluded.

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