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Inside/Out with Sabina Mano, cancer survivor
April 30, 2012

Read the full interview with Sabina Mano

Describe yourself in five words.
Quiet, conservative, a good friend, listener and counsellor.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
When my world was falling apart, a friend told me to hang on to God.

What is your most treasured possession?
My kids.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Lack of love.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Maybe my stomach!

What is your greatest extravagance?
When I'm with my kids I tend to spoil them when I take them out. I go over-board and then think, "Did I have to do that?"

What is your greatest fear?
The unknown.

What is your favourite journey?
I went to Nyanga once and I would like to do that again.

Who are your heroes in real life?
Nelson Mandela, he's a hero, he's unselfish, and Gracia Machel.

When and where were you happiest?
When I'm with the Lord and when I'm among friends and family, and we can laugh and joke about anything.

What is your biggest vice?
I tend to eat a lot of sweet things.

What were you like at school?
Quiet, reserved.

What are your goals for the next 5 years?
To establish an NGO that will look after children with cancer, children born in prison, and children out of school.

What does International Women's Day mean to you?
It means women have finally been recognised and given the respect that is due to them.

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