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Teenage girl passes her matric in honour of mother who was killed on a hit and run accident


At the point when Gqeberha occupant Natasha Petersen lost her mom in a quick in and out mishap, she was getting ready to think of her matric tests.

After her mom passed on in a quick in and out mishap in Stanford Street, Korsten, Petersen said she had wanted to surrender and leaving school.

Yet, the 20-year-old said she was happy she had persisted. Petersen said she had needed to make her mom, Rochelle, pleased.

"At the point when it occurred to me that I needed to finish matric to do right by her, I endeavored to arrive at my objective.

"I likewise needed to do right by my one-year-old little girl.

"My mom and I never had a mother-girl relationship, and her passing last year disheartens me since we won't ever get to have the relationship I wanted."

However battling with sorrow, she positively set forth the hard effort to get her matric endorsement.

"I just hit it hard constantly. It was an interruption for me since I didn't need to manage my sentiments.

"I learned around evening time when my little girl was snoozing. I passed everything except the greatest shock was Afrikaans, for which I got a level five."

Petersen said she had at first thought she had bombed after not finding her outcomes on the site she checked.

"I cried on the grounds that subsequent to attempting to come by my outcomes and nothing came up, I believed that I didn't make it.

"A companion checked for myself and let me in on that I had passed. I was thrilled," the hopeful educator said.

However it had not been simple after she fell pregnant in Grade 11, Petersen had empowering words for other youthful moms.

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Gqeberha Korsten Petersen


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