History written on a woman’s body

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New Statesman | 6 March 2013.

The 14th of February was an eerie day in Cape Town: the heat, the road closures, the sense of a city under lockdown ahead of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address that Valentine’s Day evening. And all the while, in a gated complex in Pretoria, where Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old model and girlfriend of the Olympian/Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, had been shot, the biggest news story of the year was breaking…  [Continue reading] Original magazine article [PDF].

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i was born 24 february 1980 in johannesburg i found myself in a situation
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