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On the 21st of April Vryheid Landbou High School lost a man well loved, greatly admired. A man who was the heart of the school. Mr. John Pieters, who was known as Oom John among the teachers and the learners, was not just a great asset to the school but he carried a love filled heart wherever he went.  He was not only a teacher but he was a father to the hostel learners and also our favourite maintenance man.  Oom John could fix anything including the mending of a broken heart with a wise word, a hug and a smile. If you had ever met him, you could not have missed his great wit, his huge sense of humour, his deep passion for people and for doing good.  He maintained his high standards and integrity regardless of what was happening around him. To say he will be greatly missed,…

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