Chad Saaiman on his life changes since his near-death experience in 2011: ‘Each day is a blessing’

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Chad Saaiman performing at KDay 2020. (Photo: Gallo Images)
Chad Saaiman performing at KDay 2020. (Photo: Gallo Images)

Chad Saaiman has a new lease of life.

In June 2011 the Cape Town singer was shot in the stomach while trying to get away in an attempted hijacking in Johannesburg on his way back home from church.

Now, nearly a decade later, though fully recovered, it’s still a time the singer says he’ll never forget and he’s since made changes.

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