2016-04-20 06:00

I HEARD that the two-year-old I met yesterday in that candy shop was buying his last pack of sweets due to terminal cancer

I heard that the 10-year-old girl living next door that we buried yesterday had dreams of meeting her favourite Disney characters but couldn’t due to heart failure

I heard that those twins that blessed our screens singing on that gospel show died on an accident on their way home

I heard that my friend of 10 years left a suicide note because depression got the better of him

I also heard that Adalia Rose, Ontlametse­ Phalatse and many others couldn’t and some won’t become kings and queens of this world


Why does Progeria have to take the little lives of our future guardians?

Why does cancer have to take the little lives of our future talents?

Why does mental illness have to be fatal on our brothers and sisters?

Let us love these children, care for them and show them no disease fatal or not can take away the bond we share, the fond memories we create& the brave hearts they present to the world.

Mandla mosia Edendale

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