This a man that I greatly admire. He was brave while he was imprisoned and even braver after he was elected President. Nelson knew that in order for South Africa to move forward, it could not dwell in its past sins and atrocities.
President Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday on July 18th and he was hospitalized for a lung infection back in June. Even though he is showing improvement, his situation remains critical.
Just like everyone else, no leader is perfect. What is important is the legacy that their leadership gives to us. Here’s to you, Mandiba.
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