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17:21  23 may  2020
17:21  23 may  2020 Source:   purebreak.com

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series Available since May 20 on Netflix, Blood & Water is already a small phenomenon on the platform. Number 1 of the most viewed content in France since it went online, the South African series is intriguing. But is the story of Puleng based on a true story? In any case, it is very similar to real affair that really took place in the years 2010.

Blood & Water : une histoire vraie très similaire a eu lieu en Afrique du Sud © Netflix Blood & Water: a very similar true story took place in South Africa

After My first times , Valeria and Outer Banks , subscribers of Netflix have found their new favorite series. Blood & Water is made up of six episodes and follows the story of Puleng (Ama Qamata), a young teenager whose big sister was kidnapped a few days after her birth and has never been found. During an evening, she meets Fiks (Khosi Ngema) and gradually becomes convinced that she is her sister. Puleng will then join Parkhurst College where Fiks is schooled to conduct the investigation.

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A very similar true story

Officially, the series is not based on actual facts and yet, the plot of Blood & Water recalls a similar story which took place in South Africa and had caused much talk in the media of the country at the time, that of Miché Solomon . In 2015, Cassidy Nurse changed high school and met Miché Solomon. The two teens quickly felt a strong connection. "I felt like I knew her. It was scary, I didn't understand why I was feeling this" remembered Miché in an interview given in 2019 to BBC.

A little later, the two young women take a selfie together. A photo that will further sow doubt among their friends and family. Cassidy's parents, Celeste and Morne Nurse, then decide to ask Miché if she was born on April 30, 1997, the date of birth of their daughter Zephany, kidnapped in a hospital in Cape Town. This is indeed the case ...

A DNA test will confirm the doubts: Miché is in fact the biological daughter of Celeste and Morne Nurse. Lavona Solomon, Miché's mother, is subsequently arrested: she made her husband Michael believe that she was pregnant after having had a miscarriage before kidnapping Zephany / Miché. In 2016, she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for kidnapping. Miché then met his biological family who, as in the series, celebrated his birthday every year despite his disappearance. As she told BBC, Miché is still in touch with his adoptive mother and regularly visits her in prison. Miché told his story in an autobiography published last year.

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