Three years ago, a bone marrow transplant gave eight year old Rachel Ancer a new life. In Rachel’s Second Chance, the book that she wrote with a little help from her parents Jonathan and Jean Ancer – she tells her story and the mysteries of bone marrow transplants are simply explained. The book is available through the SA Bone Marrow Registry on www.sabmr.co.za
Last year New Contrast, one of SA’s very first literary journals, celebrated 60 years in print. With two editors and a many-hatted admin, we take a look at its past, present and future.