Nigerian model based in the United States, Mary Timms has shared the touching story of her humble beginning and how she survived acute malnutrition known in local parlance as ‘kwashiokor’, saying only God’s grace brought her to limelight.
Via her verified Instagram page, Mary Timms revealed how she rose from grass to grace.
She shared a set of photos and explained her journey through thick and thin, how she rose from selling Satched water to becoming an American Citizen.
“The first picture on this post was what I used to look like at some point of my life when I suffered from the Disease called kwashiorkor, ( which is caused by lack of nutrition) this is a Testimony I typed sometime last year (2021 )but I never got to post it. I want to use this Moment to appreciate God for all he has done in my life and for what he is still doing.I don’t know where to start,😫😫😫😫😫😫😫 This is tears of joy, it can only be God. I am still in shock,😭😭😭😭😭😭 if you know my Story you will understand how The God I serve can never and has never Failed me 😭😭😭😭😭where do I start from? I am a child of Grace. My life is a testimony. Him alone is God. How can I explain this? From Selling pure water on the street of Abuja 2006 and Being homeless at some point, To being an American citizen😫😫😫😫this God ooooooooooooooooooooooooooo will give you blessings that will Shock the Nation. If God can make a homeless girl from Nigeria to a Citizen of America😭😭😭😭😭😭 Believe me as I say this, God can do the unthinkable. I am in tears as I write this, tell me why I can’t stop crying 😭 😭😭 Many people will not understand. My story is long I will continue another day……. I chose to start my year with Testimony Happy New Year lovers 🎆 #testimonial #testimony #god.”
Her posts led to some of her followers penning down touching comments, while some others were moved to tears.
Mary Nkechi Timms, is a Nigerian model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Face of Next Generation Entertainment Awards 2017 pageant.
In 2017, Timms was crowned the winner of the 2017 edition of the Face of Next Generation Entertainment Awards 2017 that was held at Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States.