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ABRAIN floating defencelessly in a tank with a single eyeball bobbing by its side is the image that grabbed Jeremy Dyson's 10-year-old imagination and clung on into adulthood.
But she had thought of only one kind of death--dying while resisting the tyranny of oppression of her people; certainly not so defencelessly while running away from the Boers who had made her whole life, and those of others, such a misery.