Interview with Sherry McLean
by Julie Fredrikse (interviewer),Sherry McLean (interviewee)
Durban, South Africa October 11, 2004
Sherry McLean was born and educated in Ireland. From 1985 through 1987, she worked as a volunteer at Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College (SOMAFCO), a school for refugees established by the African National Congress (ANC) in Mazimbu, Tanzania, where she counseled and developed social support for children and adults. While working at SAMAFCO, she married Marius Schoon, an ANC activist. In 1991 she moved to Johannesburg, South Africa. This interview was conducted during the conference A Decade of Freedom: Celebrating the Role of the International Anti-Apartheid Movement in South Africa's Freedom Struggle held in Durban, South Africa, October 10-13, 2004.
Copyright 2004 University of KwaZulu-Natal. Used with permission.