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Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida opens up about being bullied and body-shamed: ‘I love my body’

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Shudufhadzo Musida has been crowned the new Miss South Africa. (Photo: Jacques Stander)
Shudufhadzo Musida has been crowned the new Miss South Africa. (Photo: Jacques Stander)

By the age of eight she knew one day she wanted to help people.  

She was living with her aunt and grandfather in the village of Ha-Masia, in the northernmost part of Limpopo, and their next-door neighbour was a young girl who was the head of the household, looking after her two brothers.  

“Seeing the struggles and the hardship that she went through, I decided there and then that I’m going to build a big haven with white walls and a blue roof where women and children can get help and be empowered,” says Shudufhadzo Musida, the newly crowned Miss South Africa.  

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