SA mother to appear in New Zealand court for murder of three daughters

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Twin sisters Maya and Karla Dickason and older sibling Liane.
Twin sisters Maya and Karla Dickason and older sibling Liane.
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Just a few weeks before moving to New Zealand to start a new life, the Pretoria mother accused of killing her three daughters put up an ominous post on Facebook about being sad and tired.  

In the Facebook post on 30 July,  Dr Lauren Dickason posted an image with the quote: "Ek is gebuig, maar nie stukkend nie. EK is hartseer maar nie hopeloos nie. EK is moeg maar nie leweloos nie. Ek is bang maar nie magteloos nie. Ek wou al opgee, maar ek het nie. Hoe kry jy dit reg vra baie mense, my antwoord bly dieselfde “want die Here gee my krag om staande te bly."

Which translates to: "I'm bent, but not broken. I am sad, but not hopeless. I am tired, but not lifeless. I am scared, but not powerless. I already wanted to give up, but I did not. How do you get it right, many people ask, my answer remains the same because the Lord gives me strength to keep on standing."

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