Many of us know what it’s like to have a dream that doesn’t come true.
We might have thought that a certain scenario would unfold or that we would work in a different field than we do today. Maybe we had our eye on a particular romance that, for one reason or another, just didn’t work out.
The fact that things don’t always go as we wish or hope is an unfortunate characteristic of life, and a teenager from South Australia recently experienced this firsthand.
After bravely venturing into opening his own café, he was heartbroken when not a single customer showed up…
According to available information, Tom Oswald is an 18-year-old young man from South Australia who wanted to break away from the beaten path right after finishing high school.
Believing that education was over for the moment, Oswald chose to take a chance by opening a small café in the town of Hahndorf, located southeast of Adelaide.
By general consensus, the teenager invested a lot of blood, sweat, tears, and money into this venture, which gave birth to a cozy little establishment where he was eager to welcome his customers.
However, Tom would have been devastated when he opened his store… and didn’t see a single customer. He turned to TikTok to share this heart-wrenching experience in a video that has since gone viral.
Tom’s heartfelt confession has been viewed over two million times, and Tom himself has gained many online fans who rushed to offer their support.
“The association’s website was updated in 2009, and the association’s website was updated in 2009, and the association’s website was updated in 2010.
“I’m checking flights just to come support this man’s café,” added another.
“We have a group coming to Hahndorf in a few weeks – we’ll come for a coffee,” said a third.
Watch Tom’s TikTok here, or below:”
“I’m 18 years old, just out of high school, currently on a gap year, and this project is literally the only thing I’m working on,” the 18-year-old said to News Corp.
“I’m either in the workshop or out and about, looking for ways to improve the business in every way possible.