• “When you push off from the dock … we’re all in the same boat. 
    This isn’t about cancer anymore. It’s about exercise and health and the rest of your life. 
    When we push off we’re paddling away from breast cancer.” 

    - Dr. Don McKenzie, Founder, Abreast In A Boat 
  • “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain!” 

    - Vivian Greene 
  • “Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.” 

    - T.H. Thompson & John Watson 
  • “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. 
    The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.’ 

    - Nelson Mandela 

Die Brawe Vroue in die Draakboot

This is an article which was published in the Afrikaans-medium LIG magazine of 22nd-25th of October, 2012.
“It started out as a medical project; now it’s great fun. And it brings hope to breast-cancer’s many survivors. LIG spoke to a group of women who find themselves in the same boat.”

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