Black metal in Soweto, 900 ducks on patrol and the single mom standing her ground in the face of wildfire

 

This week in Beautiful News, everyday heroes, a long slog and croissants show triumph through persistence. Richard Monisi. Being blind doesn’t stop this man from running the Comrades Marathon. Peter Andrew. He escaped a life of poaching by becoming a pastry chef. Drag Queens. These flamboyant performers have a message we all need to hear. The Duck Parade. South Africa’s finest wines are made possible by ducks. Working on Fire. These everyday heroes protect us from wildfires. Metal in Soweto. This band redefines self-expression in South Africa’s musical capital. This is Beautiful News.