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Youth Day

16 June has been declared an official public holiday by the democratic government. The day is set aside as a public holiday in recognition and celebration of the youth generation of 16 June 1976 who took on the might of the apartheid regime.
The efforts didn’t immediately deliver freedom but the left an indelible mark on the regime which was exposed as vulnerable and available for the taking. The broad outlawed liberation movement was given a blood transfusion when hundreds of young people left for exile.
The dawn of freedom and democracy in 1994 is in part a by-product of the June 16 generation of young people.
It becomes important for the so-called born-frees to drink from the history of their forebears so that they don’t lose direction.

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