Obituary: Goodbye to a woman of courage

Obituary: Goodbye to a woman of courage Life was never the same for 75-year-old author and traveller Vierentia Beukes after she was paralysed from the waist down in a botched spinal operation (nose 84) ...

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Submitted by : Odette Mohammed of Mill Street on 2009-09-17 16:34:30
Being a new subscriber, I'm working my way through all the back issues.

The story of Vierentia Beukes touched me deeply. She was an amazing person, someone who made the world a nicer place simply because she was in it. How sad that her life should end so tragically and painfully.

I hope with all my heart that her family gains a measure of peace and respite from the pain of losing her.


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