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What does it mean to be a South-African?

Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

A few years ago a good friend of mine engaged with me about what it meant to be a South African, what were my effective South Africanisms?  It made me aware of a patriotism I had never thought about before and that I wasn’t quite sure I had.  Was it my race or culture or the way that I spoke or the food that I ate?  Forward a few years and I always carry that question with me when I’m out of South Africa and I am lucky to travel often.  What it means to be South African when visiting other African countries and what it means to be South African when leaving Africa entirely. 

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