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Blind but brilliant

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INSPIRING: Gaoabiwe Thapson

With a rich, decorated background in folklore, Maun musician, Gaobiwe Thapson recently made the switch to Gospel, changing genres with seamless ease.

His success comes as little surprise to those who know him; indeed, there is something special about this multi talented 49-year-old.

Left blind by a bout of smallpox at the age of four, Thapson has had to do things the hard way, from dressing unassisted, to learning to play guitar on his own, cooking, doing own laundry including walking the streets unassisted.

A jolly character who is a friend to almost anyone in Maun, Thapson recently ...

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