The Big Read: The kindness that binds us

22 January 2016 - 02:16 By Jonathan Jansen

Tyra Hendricks* can see the university from the one-bedroomed flat she shares with three other adults and a child. "But we also use the small lounge," she quickly adds, as my frown must have questioned how five human beings fit into such limited sleeping quarters. Staring down at Tyra's Grade 12 results it is hard to believe that under these circumstances this poor student could have achieved only As and Bs from one of the less reputable schools in the area.

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