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Ruben Kruger’s widow celebrates finding new love and life in America

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Lize Kruger has found new love and made a life for herself and her girls in America  (Photo: Supplied)
Lize Kruger has found new love and made a life for herself and her girls in America (Photo: Supplied)

It's a sunny morning in Bradenton, Florida, and the woman on the other side of the screen looks fresh and vibrant – a far cry from the grieving young woman who held her daughters in her arms as she buried the love of her life. 

It’s been 10 years since Lize Kruger’s husband, legendary Springbok flank Ruben Kruger, lost his long battle with brain cancer at the age of just 39.  

Life hasn’t been easy over the past decade. Her daughters, Zoë and Bella, were just seven and four respectively when their dad died and becoming a single mom while grappling with her grief was tough. 

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