Werner Groenewald’s family and friends were shocked when he decided to go to Afghanistan about 12 years ago.
It was 2002, the year after the September 11 attacks that prompted the United States to invade the country and remove the Taliban from power. Afghanistan had just begun rebuilding itself, following decades of brutal regimes and civil war that had destroyed the once prosperous country.
Groenewald and his wife Hannelie lived in a close-knit community in Pretoria East, a world removed from the war-torn streets of Kabul.
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