Running without shoes…so who are the racists now?

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So who are the racists now?

 “…Irene van Niekerk is a 15-year-old runner who lives in a squatter camp near Pretoria, South Africa. She has won, in total, 27 gold medals, but owns no shoes.

Irene is a young  Afrikaans girl who lives in a shack in a squatter camp near Pretoria, South Africa. They have no electricity or running water, and Irene owns no shoes. She runs barefoot, because the shoes that were custom-designed for Irene were stolen by a drug addict. The shoes were custom-designed because Irene lost most of her toes in an accident as a child, when boiling water spilled on her feet. Her family eat when there is food and they bathe when there is water, but they praise God every day for what they have. Irene recently ran in both the 800m and the 1500m races and won gold medals in both. Apparently her time in the 1500m was 4:48, and the current world record for 15-year-olds is 4:00, so she is doing well.


Irene van Niekerk  a multiple gold-medal winning runner who lives in a squatter camp in South Africa...

Irene van Niekerk, a multiple gold-medal winning runner who lives in a squatter camp in South Africa.


Apparently Irene attends a Special Ed school, due to the trauma she has experienced in her life. She is interviewed in the video above. Please bear in mind that her home language is Afrikaans, so she tends to falter a little with her English. To continue with her running, and to escape poverty, Irene needs sponsors. Apparently the South African government provides nothing, not even school assistance….”

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 If you would like to help Irene and many of the other unfortunate Whites destitute, homeless and hungry, confined to the squalor of these White squatter camps in South Africa, the Church of Jesus Christ Christian and the South Africa Project has created the “Living Waters Foundation”. Please Help by sending your tax deductible monetary donations to the address below. Monica Stone will take personal responsibility in seeing to it that your donations reach the needy hands of our White kindred in South Africa.

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