A bullet or a broken arm? Local mom recalls how her motherly instincts kicked in under fire

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The whole family was attended by the doctor and my mother-in-law came to visit us at the hospital. Photo: Getty Image
The whole family was attended by the doctor and my mother-in-law came to visit us at the hospital. Photo: Getty Image

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would end a day well spent with friends and their children in an ambulance, with my 3-year-old and 10-month-old.

A dirty, bleeding and, most of all, confused mother, I had forgotten that I live in South Africa, where anything is possible.

We spent the day with our friends in Naturana, Johannesburg South, and just after 21:00, said our goodbyes and drove off.

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