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Pistorius breaks silence on social media with tweets on love and pain

Published on Jul 14, 2014 7:41 PM
 
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius gestures during his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on July 8, 2014. South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has broken a long social networking silence with a series of tweets on love and pain. -- PHOTO: REUTERS 

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial for killing his model girlfriend last year, has broken a long social networking silence with a series of tweets on love and pain.

The first tweet on Sunday, his first since February, quoted Psalm 34:18: "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted."

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The double-amputee sprinter's second tweet was a photo collage of himself with disabled children, including a young girl with artificial legs similar to his running on a track.

 
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