The Discord Between Historical Literature And Telling A Life Story

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The Discord Between Historical LIterature and Telling a Life Story
Introduction
Imagine yourself as a parent, walking down the street with your children getting racial slurs and dirty looks yelled at you and your children. You and your children would have these racial slurs repeat over and over again in their mind, their whole concept of being confident of who they are broken and destroyed; their self-esteem crushed. Such was the environment of the South Africans during Apartheid.

At first, I picked this topic with my friend, Holly, just because I did not have a topic. I had no connection to Apartheid whatsoever, but when I started to dig deeper into what Apartheid really was I realized I did have a connection. As a European I wanted to know the other side of the story, and look through an unbiased lens while digging up facts. Because I had no prior knowledge of how Apartheid effected the South Africans, so I researched “What was the life like during Apartheid?” and the first article that popped up was, What Life Was Like In South Africa During Apartheid the Editor being a child of a single mother during Apartheid, Michelle Faul. Ethel Pillay, her mother, had to make a choice for her 3 daughters. They packed up their bags and moved to Zimbabwe. , said to Business Insider, “My mother was furious. The operators of the gas station in rural, racist South Africa had taken her money to fill the car, but would not give her the key to the toilets. They were for whites
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