Influencer Mihlali Ndamase has shared her heartbreak over her late father who took his own life in 2018.
The 22-year-old Youtuber and beauty blogger shared a picture of a black semicolon tattoo behind her ear in honour of her father on her Instagram story.
The semicolon is a symbol used internationally for solidarity against suicide, addiction and mental illness.
“I’ve never been comfortable with speaking publicly about this, but yeah I hope it helps someone who’s going through something & is considering taking their life,” she wrote.
Mihlali told her followers to know that there’s nothing they can’t overcome, that they can rewrite their stories and start afresh, regardless of their circumstances.