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I became a drug addict at 12 and quit 10 years later: local woman on how she overcame addiction

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Ndibulele Xelo says she started experimenting with drugs at age 12 and she eventually overcame her addiction at 22 years old.
Ndibulele Xelo says she started experimenting with drugs at age 12 and she eventually overcame her addiction at 22 years old.
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It was a gradual thing. First it was just a 'little taste' of marijuana when she was in boarding school. 

Then a pill that was guaranteed to keep her up while she studied or partied. Pretty soon she was addicted to drugs and it took 10 years for her to decide to quit.

Ndibulele Xelo tells us her story.

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