Doran Freeman, a pupil from Scottsville High School, was nearly killed when he was knocked off a curb when three vehicles collided. He was told that he would have to be in a wheelchair but last week, against all odds, Doran walked to his matric farewell.
The Kraaifontein rugby star who nearly lost his life in a terrible car accident in February, leaving him with two broken legs.
“I was told that if I attend my matric farewell, it would be in a wheelchair, but God had other plans for me.”
The 18-year-old was set to captain the South African under-19 team against Argentina that week and says he believed his rugby career was over. He stated at Tygerberg Hospital for almost a month. Doctors managed to fix his broken legs with metal pins and he is now on the road to recovery.
On Tuesday, he dressed up and walked with the help of a cane, bringing joy to his loved ones.
“My friends, teachers and the principal all came together and prayed for me. This carried me through the pain and gave me hope.”
He believes that he will return to the rugby field one day.
“It’s going to be two years of repair, but I’m not in a hurry. I have faith. God has brought me through this accident and He will see me back onto the rugby field.”
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