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Inspirational!

Oh wow! If you ever think you’ve got it hard as a runner have a read of this! What an amazing young woman! To rise above where she is and accomplish what she does….what an inspiration!

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 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.

You can read about her story here.

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