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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Nelson Mandela dies aged 95: 10 of his most inspiring quotes

(Metro)
Nelson Mandela on Apple Website
Photo: Werner Vermaak


'We stand here today as nothing more than a representative of the millions of our people who dared to rise up against a social system whose very essence is war, violence, racism, oppression, repression and the impoverishment of an entire people' = Nelson Mandela's epic Oslo message. In memoriam est: A ghetto lawyer, ANC anti-apartheid revolutionary, a prisoner, politician, President, forever the patriot, the awesome foe of oppression. The corpse sends shivers down everyone's spine. We hush.
(by Jason Lofts)