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Journey to Jo'burg

By admin
13 May 2014

The sun rose higher. On they walked. The heat sank into them and they felt the sweat on their bodies. On they walked. Alone again...

The sun rose higher. On they walked. The heat sank into them and they felt the sweat on their bodies. On they walked. Alone again...

Another baby has died in the village and Naledi knows that her little sister Dineo might die too. But what can she do? Their grandmother has no money and there are no doctors in their village. So Naledi makes up her mind. She will have to get Mma who works more than 300 kilometres away in Johannesburg. The only way to let her know was to get to the big road and walk. So Naledi and her brother Tiro did just that...

Banned by the apartheid government in South Africa, this is the story of two children's courage and determination to find their mother and bring her home.

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