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The Maimanes

Children play in Diepkloof, Soweto, where the sense of community appeals to the Maimanes. Drugs and crime, though, persist. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Danny Maimane enjoys caring for his small yard and garden outside his home in Diepkloof. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Danny Maimane, 56, of Diepkloof, Soweto, South Africa. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Gwendoline Maimane, left, laughs with Titi Ntuli at Ntuli’s small shop down the street from Maimane’s home. (Francine Orr / LAT)
Elisa Mhagwami, 42, sells barbecued chicken feet down the street from the Maimane family home. (Francine Orr / LAT)
A young man walks down the street the Maimane family lives on in Diepkloof, Soweto. (Francine Orr / LAT)