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Ootata Abadala (Old men)
 
“I sell alcohol in this house here in Langa to support my family in Eastern Cape”
“I cannot go back to Eastern Cape to my family empty handed. I still have hope that I will find a job.”
“Nothing has changed. It is still the same as the Apartheid days except no passes. Now just votes, but no change.”
"I sit here and drink my african beer and smoke my pipe, everyday"
“I lived in Durban for 24 years without my family during Apartheid. Now I have no problem living alone. I’m used to it.”
“Impilo inkenenkene”. (My health is not good.)
“I just got back from home. I couldn’t vote there because I’ve been voting here in Langa. I also needed to get some 
medicines.”
“I’m a pensioner. I’m also sick but I am going home next week. I am just waiting for some paper work from my old job.”
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I’ve been wondering for a long-time why my family has always struggled to make ends meet. I remember asking my grandmother this question. She res Read More
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