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[WATCH] 'I'm not trying to justify what she did,' Zephany Nurse in her own words

15 August 2019 4:10 PM
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Stolen from her mother's bedside as a newborn 22 years ago, Zephany or Miché Solomon as she is now known, tells her story.

The young woman known to millions of South African's as Zephany Nurse has told her incredible story in her own words on the John Maytham Show on Cape Talk.

Earlier this week the High Court ruled that a ban on identifying the 22-year-old could be lifted.

Miche Solomon, as she is now known, was only three days old when she was kidnapped from her mother's hospital bedside in 1997.

In 2016, the woman Solomon knew as her mother, Lavone Solomon, pleaded not guilty to kidnapping, fraud, and contravention of the Children's Act, but was found guilty and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

I'm not trying to justify what she did.

Miche Solomon

Solomon says over the past few years she has tried to get to know her biological parents but admits it's been a difficult relationship.

There were many chances, I did try to get to know them, chances were given.

Miche Solomon

When it comes to my biological mom (Celeste Nurse), I'm not closing the door.

Miche Solomon

I've accepted that they are broken people - (on Morne and Celeste Nurse)

Miche Solomon

A tell-all book, published by NB and co-written with local author Joanne Jowell, was released this week.

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You can listen to a podcast of the interview here:


15 August 2019 4:10 PM
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Zephany Nurse

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