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Little girl sent home for not wearing mask — a 5km trip on foot through remote forest

07 March 2021 - 00:00

An 11-year-old girl’s life changed irrevocably on a Monday morning in June last year when a security guard refused to allow her to enter her primary school in rural KwaZulu-Natal because she wasn’t wearing a mask.

The grade 7 Mnyamana Primary pupil was instructed to return home, 5.2km away, to fetch her face mask. ..

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