45 years later the class of '73 have a reunion

45 years later the class of '73 have a reunion

A group of high school friends had a reunion after 45 years and their meeting was an emotional one.

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Twenty-two Bellville-South High School matriculants from 1973 got together to catch up on each other's lives and recount stories of their youth.

The met at their old schools and walked the corridors and visited their old classrooms in which they had spent so much time as children.

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They were even fortunate enough to meet one of their former teachers, Charles Calvert, 80. Like Calvert, all the old pupils are now pensioners themselves.

The reunion was the brainchild of Ann Gordon who searched for her old friends on the internet and social media.

“I was crying and emotional. It was such a joyful experience seeing all of my friends after so many years,” she exclaimed.
“We corresponded on Facebook and we Googled until we found everyone. We all have changed so much. Some are a little rounder, some a little greyer than others, but everyone is successful,” she says proudly.

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Henry Fortuin, 62, felt honoured to meet his friends once again, particularly Clifford Baily who he hadn't seen in 45 years.

45 years later the class of '73 have a reunion

An emotional reunion, Herny Fortuin got a chance to meet his friend Clifford Baily after 45 years. Photo Source: Dailyvoice.co.za

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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