Buzz·Posted on Jan 4, 2018These Siblings Bought The House Where Their Ancestors Used To Pick CottonFor the Giles family, there's truly no place like home.by Alicia BarronBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Home is where your heart is. Imagine going back to buy the house you played in as a child so your whole family can be together again! Decker Ngongang That's exactly what Decker Ngongang's family did. On the day after Christmas, he shared an amazing story via this tweet. Decker Ngongang @Ngongang My mom and her nine siblings grew up sharecropping in SC. A while back they found out the land our family worked wa… https://t.co/cJxAsAUvB9 09:32 PM - 26 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite @Ngongang / Via Twitter: @Ngongang Dorothy Ngongang, Decker's mother, told BuzzFeed she and her siblings got a call from the family who was selling the house and three acres of land where Dorothy's ancestors used to pick cotton. Decker Ngongang The family lived in a sharecropping hut across the road from the house. "We were playmates as children, and we played with white children who lived within close proximity to us," Dorothy said. The siblings discussed pooling their money together to buy the house and the land, and they thought it was an amazing idea. Decker Ngongang They loved having a place for family living out of town to stay when they came to visit, or for taking care of sick relatives, or just connecting with classmates. "We reminisce about playing under the porch, and how we just love looking at that beautiful white house with the wraparound porch," Dorothy said. Decker Ngongang The seller told the siblings she wanted them to have the house and the three acres of land because she remembered the connection they all had as children. Decker Ngongang This past Christmas was the first that the Giles family spent together in the house that carries tremendous meaning to all of them. Decker Ngongang @Ngongang 30 people trying to use country-wifi was a bit of struggle; however, we had fellowship, food, 👶🏽's and LeBron 09:49 PM - 26 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite What an amazing story!