63-year old dance instructor: ‘Exercise saved my life’

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According to the WHO South Africa has the highest obesity rate in Sub-Saharan Africa. But in the township of Tembisa, one lady is trying to inspire the community to get fit.

63-year-old Catherine Mathebe was unable walk without crutches due to her weight – but one day she heard a song on the radio and tried to dance, and the rest is history.

A BBC Africa One Minute Story by Christian Parkinson.

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