February 7, 2024 Word for Word Media

Cancer warriors, Sarah Smit and Mandla Zondo, are shining brightly years after their respective cancer diagnoses. We chat to both.

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The gift of motherhood Sarah Smit (33) lives in Pretoria, Gauteng with her husband, Pieter, and three-year-old daughter, Zoey.  At the age of 25, Sarah was diagnosed with ovarian cancer three months before her wedding. She gave Pieter the chance to rethink his proposal, though he was a man of honour and explained he still wanted to marry her in spite of…

September 29, 2023 Word for Word Media

Two of our Cancer Warriors, Paula Robertson and Xolani Hlongwane, share what has happened since they shared their stories.

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Paula Robertson
Paula Robertson Paula Robertson (65) lives in Glenvista, Gauteng with her husband. She is a proud granny to three grandchildren. Since finishing treatment for colon cancer in 2015, Paula continued with her life and that included playing hockey. In March 2020, she was chosen for the 60-year age group (A squad) to represent SA at the World Masters Hockey World Cup…