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Our human heroes and their frailties​

© April 10, 2018 | Schulter Etyang We all have heroes. All of us. Some of our heroes are our parents, community leaders, siblings, kids, teachers, spiritual leaders, political leaders, authors, guru’s, captains of industries and even peers. We have this one person or persons that exhibit and express what we could become. They inspire us to reach for more and live up to our full potential. They exist to give us meaning to our existence. The self-made man or woman doth protest rather too loudly at this idea. In their objection, they give away the identity of their hero – his or her self is the hero. They are their own heroes. I have heroes of my own. My late Pastor Harun Lihanda is one of them. My mother is a hero of mine. My siblings are heroes of mine. My wife Jenny has become a hero to me. When I came to South Africa for the first time, a couple hosted me for some months. They are my heroes. My first job in South Africa …