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Woman shows up in store with coins to buy daughter’s first cellphone

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Nov. 20, 19 | 4:06 pm

A mother from Lapu-Lapu City showed up at a cellphone shop to buy a cellphone for her daughter last Friday.

Nothing extraordinary at first sight except that the cellphone shop personnel was moved when they saw the woman counting her savings mostly coins and bills to buy her daughter her first cellphone.

The iPhone 5s costs her Php3,999.00. The storekeepers shared the story and was so inspired on how a mother would do anything for her child.

Cebu Daily News identified the woman as Vilma Jayme, who said she wanted to buy her daughter a phone so that she can use it for her studies.

“She came to our shop with her savings, with coins summing up to more or less 2,500 and some bills,” Cebu Daily News quoted the administrator as saying.

“We salute you, ‘nay. You have shown unsa ang kaya mabuhat sa inahan para sa iyang anak. There’s no greater love than a mother’s love,” the store employes and keepers said.

The story has now over 13,000 reactions.

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