Abbie’s mother hailed in fight for survival

Abbie at yesterday's press conference PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Abbie at yesterday's press conference PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Abbie Ntshabele’s mother, Tiny Ntshabele, has been hailed for the courage she showed caring for her ailing daughter, whose plight captured the country’s attention.

Abbie, who is recuperating after undergoing a series of operations for a highly lethal cancer, is back in Botswana with her mother to celebrate her birthday. The teenager was diagnosed with Immature Teratoma, a rare form of ovarian cancer and local doctors had said she had no survival chance.

She has been out of the country for 15 months, seeking treatment, which she finally underwent in the United Kingdom. During that time, her mother and other Good Samaritans have been fundraising aggressively, receiving massive support from corporates, societies and individuals.

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