Being involved in an accident is one of the most horrific life changing experiences one can ever face. The effects of an accident are varied from the physical to mental effects which sometimes leave people with post-traumatic stress, low self-esteem and suicidal thoughts, this was however not the case with Thapelo Kibiti Sephiri. He is living proof that anybody eager to achieve their goals cannot be stopped by anything.


Thapelo finds it difficult to forget that fateful day of July 03, 2011 when he was involved in a horrible car accident. He reveals to Finite magazine Journalist Senate Lerotholi, the ordeal of the fateful day when he was run over by a taxi that lost control around Lakeside robots. It was later discovered the taxi experienced brake failure. His shoulder bone and his arm were fractured and tsadly he lost his leg. All this happened during the winter holiday break while in his third year of Business and Entrepreneurship enrollment with the NUL (IEMS)

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