COLUMN | Who takes care of your community's so-called "crazy" person

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We need to be more sensitive about how we treat people
We need to be more sensitive about how we treat people

We all know this story. Somewhere in your rural area, township and community there’s a man or woman who’s an outcast because she’s been labelled as ‘crazy’.

She’s the one children are taught to avoid because she might just eat them. The older woman who’s ostracized and often called a witch when she wonders into the wrong house thinking it’s hers.

He’s the man who often walks around the streets talking to himself and no one dares to speak back.

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