TRIUMPH OVER TRAGEDY

From Seeds of Hope To Endless Possibilities

TRIUMPH OVER TRAGEDY

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Tags: Teko Modise, hope, South Africa, football, World Cup, HIV/Aids, triumph, The Times, Owen Slot

From Soweto street kid to a poster boy of hope – I don’t know what it feels like to grow up at home, says Modise How did one of South Africa’s footballers go from Soweto street kid to poster boy for hope?
Teko Modise shares his remarkable story with Own Slot

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Among the many reasons for wishing for South African success in this World Cup, here is another: Teko Modise. Modise is the Bafana Bafana right winger, he has lost two uncles to AIDS-related illness and his mother is HIV-positive, too. This is a tragic storyline and yet one he shares with millions of his countrymen; the point here is that Modise is prepared to talk about it.
Indeed, in this hermetically sealed World Cup where…

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