Healing with teddy bears, rescuing exotic creatures, and saving Africa’s gentle giants


This week in Beautiful News, our choices define us. Nelis Wolmarans. The photographer dedicated to saving the mountain gorilla. Esther van der Westhuizen. The woman who created a home for abandoned animals. Jade Wyngaardt. The mother who fought cancer while pregnant. Jed Kagan. The boy spreading love with teddy bears. Thenjiwe Stemela. The woman who found her identity behind a classroom desk. Elle van der Burg. The model fighting for transgender visibility in fashion. This is Beautiful News.