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Oscar Pistorius celebrates as he wins gold in the Men's 400m at the Paralympic Games on 8 September 2012 in London. (Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Oscar Pistorius celebrates as he wins gold in the Men's 400m at the Paralympic Games on 8 September 2012 in London. (Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

On the morning of 14 February, 2013 South Africans were woken from their slumber by shocking news that made headlines across the world.

Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius, who was very much the apple of SA's eye before that day, had shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his luxury home in the Silver Woods Country Estate in Pretoria.

Now, in what is the most in-depth documentary ever to be made about the athlete's rise and fall from grace, the tragedy that left a country traumatised is brought to the forefront once again.

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