South Africa woke up to the sad news of the passing of a young, beautiful soul, Gontlafetse Sehako also known as Miss Oxygen.
She was suffering from pulmonary hypertension, a type of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of the heart.
Miss Oxyegen became a social media sensation when she opened up about her battle with pulmonary hypertension.
Tweeps shared their condolences on Twitter under the hashtag #RIPMissOxygen.
Below are some of the tweets:
😪Theres a lot that we can do for those who still carry the same faith in them, a sad day for Mapafu Foundation and the family, may you find comfort in this time. 🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊#ICarryHopeInMyLungs #MapafuFoundation #RIPMissOxygen pic.twitter.com/pnBc9HdokU— 🕊RIP Miss Oxygen🕊 (@kar_abz) September 12, 2019
One of us has fallen 💔😔😭Our own sister #Icarryhopeinmylungs we have lost four souls to lung related diseases 😔this year in our circle of hope, makes me wonder if I’m Next 🤔😭 #RIPMissOxygen till we meet again again.🙏 pic.twitter.com/fwTvOsRvRs— Brian Ndlovu (@Ideas_4change) September 12, 2019
I made a little tribute. All the pictures used are from her IG account. She taught us a lot about appreciation.#Gontlafetse #RIPMissOxygen #i_carry_hope_in_my_lungs #OneMoreLight ❤️🌻💞💔 pic.twitter.com/Xw7Y3TvT6T— Botshelo Menzi (@Botshelo4Life) September 12, 2019