Doctor’s achievement a true inspiration


A photograph of Dr Jaqueline Matroos leaning over the boundary wall of her family home in Windvogel was published in this newspaper on Thursday. Wearing a black graduation gown and a large smile on her face, and with her certificate in her hand and a modest home in the background, the photograph depicts triumph despite the many social and financial challenges that stood in her way.

Born into a life of poverty, Matroos defied the odds and achieved her goal of becoming a doctor...

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