South Africa’s first blind barista, pumping iron in Grandma’s backyard and a runaway horse


This week in Beautiful News we learn that hitting the bottom is a chance to rebound. African Honey Bee. He protects bees to save communities. Ikhasi Gym. When injury stalled his career, this bodybuilder opened a gym in his grandmother’s backyard to inspire young people. Lionel Smit. An internationally-acclaimed artist looks for new ways to make his work emotionally accessible. Blind Barista. It wasn’t blindness but fear of the unknown that this man overcame to become a barista. Kwezi the Surfer. Despite being unable to swim, he became South Africa's first black surfing champion. Wild Horses. Mythical wetland horses roam Botrivier. This is Beautiful News.