It never goes away. We just become strong enough to carry it, to let it change us for better or worse. The funeral was like any other; I cried a bit and laughed a bit, but more than anything, I grew.
– My Sister
Nohlee (pronounced: No-lee) Cloete was born on the 15 February 1993 in Eesterivier, Cape Town. She graduated high school at the age of 17 at Forest Heights High Schoo,l as one of the school’s top ten matriculants in 2010. She is enrolled at the University of The Western Cape for a bachelor’s degree in Education with the intention of spreading her love for literature as an English teacher.
The inspiration for the memoir titled My Sister was when her older sister, Jami, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and focuses on the emotional journey and sudden changes in her life during that time.
She lives with her mother, Rachel, her nephew, Alex, and her tuxedo cat named Cake. She dreams of travelling the world as an accomplished author and is currently working on her first novel during her spare time.
Her memoir is featured in The #Coinage Book One on sale here.