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Raped. Disemboweled. Nearly decapitated. Dumped on the outskirts of a nature reserve, dead - or so they thought. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. This is Alison's tale. A tale of monsters, miracles and hope.

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Uga Carlini

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Credited cast:
Christia Visser ... Young Alison
De Klerk Oelofse De Klerk Oelofse ... Perpetrator #2
Zak Hendrikz Zak Hendrikz ... Perpetrator #1
Alison Botha Alison Botha ... Self
Judge Chris Jansen Judge Chris Jansen ... Self (as Judge Johan Jansen)
Anthony Leak Anthony Leak ... Extra
Dr. Tiaan Eilerd Dr. Tiaan Eilerd ... Self
Dennis Vidulin Dennis Vidulin ... Extra
Melvin Humpel Melvin Humpel ... Self (as Melvin Humple)
Oakley de Bruijn Oakley de Bruijn ... Extra
Wagener de Bruijn Wagener de Bruijn ... Extra
Birgit Wager Birgit Wager ... Extra
Jago de Bruijn Jago de Bruijn ... Extra
Karen Jones Karen Jones ... Extra
Lara Carlini Lara Carlini ... Extra
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When the going gets really tough, we need ordinary people of extraordinary strength and courage to jolt us into action and offer us hope. In December 1994 Alison Botha became such an individual. She needed a hero that night, so that's what she became. Written by Towerkop Creations

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Alison Botha: I will never drive in a car without locking the doors. I will never again watch a film without marveling at every camera angle and the lighting and knowing how many people are in the room watching the person voice her thoughts. I will never again stop myself from crying when I feel the need. I will never again see a butterfly without taking it as a sign just for me.
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From the album "Fall Awake"
Courtesy of ARC Music Productions International"
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Her will to live and fight for her rights and many other victims such as herself
19 February 2019 | by miriamg-08869See all my reviews

At first i was edgy about watching this documentary but deep down i knew this was going to be a sad and very emotional story which it was! You had my crying myself out like a baby. Alison is such a powerful woman so inspirational to all the women who had been victims such as herself! She fought so hard and justice was served.


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