David’s Love Letter

David’s Love Letter

The scrap of paper in David Lai’s hands is not just a list; it’s also a love letter of sorts. The 24-year-old has never been able to read the Chinese characters neatly written next to the numerals that run from 1 to 14. This August the words were finally translated...
Defying culture

Defying culture

He just slipped away “I was holding his hand and telling him stories and then he just slipped away,” says Nellie Myburgh (52), whose husband died when she was 34. When she was 19, she buried her father, watched her heartbroken mother be bullied by her in-laws, and was...