A whopping R811 000 was raised for the SA Guide Dogs Association For The Blind, which will go towards the breeding and training of eight guide dogs to help the visually impaired.
A FORMER 323kg-man is hoping for skin removal surgery after losing a lot of weight and being left looking like, what he calls, a ‘deflated balloon’. Paul Stevenson, 36, used to gorge on 7 000 calories a day of giant meals big enough for two people and hadn’t left his home for nearly five years. […]
ONE would hope that of the things to be inherited from one’s parents, pleasing features and a great work ethic would be the first on the list. Sadly, afflictions in our day and age are plenty, and many of them are hereditary, too. Surinder Sharma, 46, from India, knows this all too well. He inherited […]
WE’VE had great humanitarians throughout the ages. Modern charitable figures are often thought of as heads of tech corporations who can afford to spare a few million; and we think of history’s great humanitarians as bearded folk who never spoke without an endearing quote passing their lips. We think of them as highly influential people […]
Émile Buisson and his gang terrorised Paris after World War II, robbing banks and shooting whomever got in their way…
It’s Friday 13th, allegedly the most unlucky day on the calendar. But where did we get the idea that it’s a date when bad things happen?
Korey Baruta’s passing so nearly came at the just 20 years of age. A period of self-sabotage and her general physical and mental deterioration saw her hospitalised and at one point confined to a wheelchair. Like so many young girls her age her degradation was not an overnight occurrence. A mild obsession transformed into a […]
Vlogger uses her body as a canvas with Halloween make-up and body paint.
Mandy Lottering, faced with an expensive double mastectomy has turned to Backabuddy Crowdfunding to sponsor her urgent operation.
“IN 1996, tragedy struck our family when my father died. My mom, pregnant at the time, could not take the pain. She cried a lot, throwing herself on the floor and, as a result of the shock and anguish, gave birth to a premature baby girl. Unfortunately, the baby died when she was just six […]