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Tea in the queue

28 April 2014, 10:06
I was just old enough to vote in the '94 elections. We sat in a circling queue in the Yeoville Anglican church grounds for ages and some of us who lived nearby went home to fetch refreshments. Our bit of the queue turned into an impromptu picnic amongst strangers united in a common delight. I have never since felt so proudly South African. I sat listening to people of different races and ages sharing their yearning for this day. It was truly extraordinary.
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