Two-time South African Paralympian and Springbok athlete Emily Gray has had to overcome a lot. When she was 11, Emily was diagnosed with osteosarcoma and had to have one of her legs amputated. She made the decision that she was going to be brave and positive about her life. She shares her 5 tips on how to be brave.
‘I want the life you have,’ the shopkeeper said. I understood what she was thinking, looking at two tourists in their 40s soaking up the sun on an idyllic island in Florida. I smiled at her. ‘No, you don’t really want our lives,’ I replied. ‘This is a special journey for two parents who have lost their only child.’ BY PETRO BOSMAN