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#BeautifulNews: Man versus mountain. Here’s where 365 days of ubuntu leads

Andrew Patterson wasn’t sure where the road would take him. He’d just been retrenched. Clutching the steering wheel in traffic, Patterson faced the mountain that loomed ahead. In that moment, he had an epiphany. The avid hiker realised he could use his unexpected spare time for a purpose. “I wanted to make sure I was making decisions based out of love and not fear,” Patterson says.

He resolved to climb Table Mountain every single day for a year to raise funds for three charities close to his heart.

Read Andrew Patterson's full story here.