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Sandra Laing

South African Woman Noted For Racial Issues
Female
Born 1955

Sandra Laing is a woman who was born to white parents but reclassified as Coloured during the apartheid era in South Africa as she has dark skin. She is the subject of the 2008 biographical film Skin and is the feature of the documentaries Sandra Laing: A Spiritual Journey (2000) and Skin Deep: The Story of Sandra Laing (2009).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1955 Birth Born in 1955.

FORTIES

2001 46 Years Old Sandra managed to track down her mother, Sannie, in a nursing home shortly before the woman died in 2001, but a succession of strokes had stolen Sannie's memory. … Read More

FIFTIES

2008 53 Years Old …  She is the subject of the 2008 biographical film Skin and is the feature of the documentaries Sandra Laing: A Spiritual Journey (2000) and Skin Deep: The Story of Sandra Laing (2009). … Read More
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