No matter how difficult, matrics show true grit in final exams

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No matter how difficult, matrics show true grit in final exams

A number of matrics have fallen ill, but they have shown character, with some even writing in hospital

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Not even a severe bout of haemorrhoids could stop Sibusiso Tshabalala from writing his matric maths literacy paper 1 on November 12.

Displaying true grit and determination, the grade 12 pupil from Mabuya Secondary School in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni, sat sideways on a blanket on a classroom floor and used a chair as his desk to write the paper.

He asked the invigilators at his school to allow him to write in the institution’s isolation room because he did not want to disturb his peers by constantly changing seating positions...

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