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Daily Food For Thought 12/6/13

Friday, December 06, 2013

Yesterday the world lost a great humanitarian. How lucky are we that we got to share this world with him for as long as we did?

I was lucky enough to have seen Mr. Mandela the summer of 1996 while I was in London. His motorcade passed us and he waved at us out the window of his car.

Today's quotes are all in homage to Nelson Mandela:

“We are fighting for a society where people will cease thinking in terms of colour.” (March 8, 1993)

“When people are determined they can overcome anything.” (Johannesburg, South Africa, Nov. 14, 2006)

“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.” (Interview for Mandela, 1994)

You may now certainly rest in peace Madiba.
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  • v WEDDWT
    R.I.P., Mr. M., you healed many souls while you were here with us.
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    898 days ago
  • v RELISA4HEALTH
    emoticon I thank God for the many men and women who have made a difference in this world.
    899 days ago
  • v DOLPHINLADY05
    Thanks for sharing your thoughts and these quotes. What a truly amazing man he was and will be terribly missed.
    899 days ago
  • v BAMAJAM
    What a wonderful memory for you, seeing Mr. Mandela! Our troubled world indeed needs more valiant peacemakers---
    899 days ago
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