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This Happened — June 24: South Africa Wins Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup final between South Africa and New Zealand took place on this day in 1995 at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Who won the 1995 Rugby World Cup final?

South Africa, known as the Springboks, emerged as the champions of the 1995 Rugby World Cup by defeating New Zealand. The final score was South Africa 15 - 12 New Zealand. It was a tightly contested match.

What was significant about the 1995 Rugby World Cup final?

The 1995 Rugby World Cup final was significant for several reasons. It marked the first time that South Africa participated in the Rugby World Cup since the end of apartheid. The tournament was seen as a symbol of the country's progress and reconciliation efforts. Additionally, it was the first major international sporting event held in South Africa after the end of apartheid.

How did the 1995 Rugby World Cup final impact South Africa?

The 1995 Rugby World Cup final provided a unifying moment for a country that had recently emerged from a history of racial segregation. The image of President Nelson Mandela wearing a Springboks jersey and presenting the trophy to the team's captain, Francois Pienaar, symbolized the power of sport in bridging divides and promoting unity. The event is widely regarded as a significant milestone in South Africa's journey towards reconciliation and nation-building.

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How Parenthood Reinvented My Sex Life — Confessions Of A Swinging Mom

Between breastfeeding, playdates, postpartum fatigue, birthday fatigues and the countless other aspects of mother- and fatherhood, a Cuban couple tries to find new ways to explore something that is often lost in the middle of the parenting storm: sex.

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Parenting v. intimacy, a delicate balance

Silvana Heredia

HAVANA — It was Summer, 2015. Nine months later, our daughter would be born. It wasn't planned, but I was sure I wouldn't end my first pregnancy. I was 22 years old, had a degree, my dream job and my own house — something unthinkable at that age in Cuba — plus a three-year relationship, and the summer heat.

I remember those months as the most fun, crazy and experimental of my pre-motherhood life. It was the time of my first kiss with a girl, and our first threesome.

Every weekend, we went to the Cuban art factory and ended up at the CornerCafé until 7:00 a.m. That September morning, we were very drunk, and in that second-floor room of my house, it was unbearably hot. The sex was otherworldly. A few days later, the symptoms began.

She arrived when and how she wished. That's how rebellious she is.

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