I was dead for 45 minutes

After a heart attack left her without a heartbeat for 45 minutes, Zhaunine’s journey to the other side of death and back gave her new purpose and hope for her life.

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We got by each day even though we were not rich

Mashudu, a young woman from Limpopo, shares her story of growing up in poverty – yet being able to triumph above her circumstances.

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Living with dyslexia

A lecturer once said to me that if she were my mother she wouldn’t be wasting her money on someone like me.

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Raising a child with Haemophilia

Nerissa, a mother of two, shares her story of what it's like to raise a child with Haemophilia and how she's raising awareness about the condition.

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Being an outsider

Daily I live with the thought that I, too, may find myself in the wrong place at the wrong time, guilty of being a foreigner.

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What can you tell us about life?

You've become what you despise, a stereotype. It's a blacked-out blur, but I'm pretty sure it ruled.

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