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Tracy Engelbrecht

@ Sunday Times Books LIVE

Boys being boys?

A small boy sits on the school steps, alone. He hides his face on his folded arms – all that’s visible are scabby 7-year-old knees and a head freshly shaved convict-short. Lice, maybe? Or an attempt to fix a botched haircut?

I’ve never seen a sadder face.  It’s misery for the child on that step – and I can see why.

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Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Louis Greenberg</a>
    Louis Greenberg
    October 5th, 2009 @08:31 #

    This is a great piece of hope for a Monday morning, Tracy.

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Tracy</a>
    October 5th, 2009 @09:04 #

    Thanks Louis. We don't say enough about the good things we see, I think

  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    October 5th, 2009 @10:43 #

    So fantastic to see you syndicating over here again, Tracey :)

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    October 5th, 2009 @23:23 #

    Lovely. Anti-herd mentality. Thanks, Tracey.


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