A village awakens to a mother�s plea

Fighting on: Abbie's condition is presently stable
Fighting on: Abbie's condition is presently stable

In 1914, “the shot heard around the world,” sparked the First World War. One hundred years later, a mother sounded the cry heard around the village. Mmegi Correspondent, LERATO MALEKE traces the ensuing battle

Last year, a Mochudi woman named Tiny Ntshabele, made a sacrifice only a mother can make. She sold her house, her home, in order to raise funds for a life-saving operation for her daughter, Abian, more commonly known as ‘Abbie’.

Returning from her job in the United Kingdom at the end of 2013, Tiny found Abbie’s tummy a strange, round shape. The first thing that came into her mind was that her daughter may be pregnant and she whisked Abbie to the doctor for examination.

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