Nanay and Tatay were poor and did not have much. But it was enough to change one child’s life. The couple from the Philippines adopted a little boy and gave him everything they could. And even though their life wasn’t easy as he was growing up, Jayvee Lazaro Badile II became a successful man. As he was climbing up the social ladder, Jayvee vowed he would provide a much better life to the two people who loved him more than themselves. So he did.

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Even though it was a long journey, Jayvee Lazaro Badile II has just bought his adoptive parents their dream house

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In a Facebook post that eventually went viral, Jayvee shared a collage of photos with his adoptive parents. “Nanay is a vendor, Tatay is a porter,” he wrote. “Now that I have the chance to give back to them, I will make sure they will live their dreams better than what they could ever imagine.”

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“I was 3 months old when Nanay and Tatay adopted me,” Jayvee told Bored Panda. “Life was very difficult. I had to be working as a student, and we were happy if Na got to make 2 meals a day. On top of that, we lived in a 20-square-meters (215 square foot) apartment.”

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When they took him in, the family didn’t have much

Image credits: Jayvee Lazaro Badile II

Image credits: Jayvee Lazaro Badile II

Image credits: Jayvee Lazaro Badile II

Image credits: Jayvee Lazaro Badile II

Image credits: Jayvee Lazaro Badile II

Image credits: Jayvee Lazaro Badile II

Image credits: Jayvee Lazaro Badile II