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Durban News : News / Community

Goodbye, Leon Botha

06/06/11



On Sunday 5 June, the world lost another talented individual in the form of Leon Botha.  A sufferer of Progeria, a condition where symptoms of ageing appear early in life, Botha died from heart failure but leaves a great legacy behind.  Botha was well known as the opening DJ for Die Antwoord and featuring in their music video, Enter the Ninja.  Botha was also a popular and talented artist; having completed many works which can be viewed on his Facebook page.

Leon Botha was one of the oldest living sufferers of Progeria until his death at 26 years of age.  His wall is currently full with sympathy messages from his fans and friends and they're still pouring in.  RIP.





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