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Woman braves pit bull’s jaws to save child

Unsung hero in agony in hospital after shielding girl’s body from enraged animal

Hailed a hero, a Gqeberha woman is in hospital after putting her life on the line for a complete stranger when she launched herself on top of an 11-year-old girl who was being mauled by a pit bull in Gelvan Park.

The 36-year-old risked life and limb to save little Kaitlin Steyn from having more than just a piece of her ear ripped off during the savage attack...

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