The Road Less Travelled: four African women following their dreams

From This Is Africa Wed Jan 2 2013, 03:00:00

Thembile Legwaila, Gabarone, Botswana 'What do you want to be when you grow up?' Before we grow up, the question shimmers with promise and possibility. Then life happens, in all its unglamorous splendour: routines and responsibilities, calendars and clocks. And without seeing it coming, many of us wake up one day to realise that our dreams have quietly drained through cracks caused by the pressures of surviving in a system that demands - and for the privileged, rewards - conformism.

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