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Nelson Mandela - The man that changed the world grew up in a tiny village and was the 1st member of his family to attend school. His father, who served as a royal counselor to tribal chiefs, died when he was 9. Mandela was adopted by the Thembu regent, Chief Jongintaba Dalindyebo. He was given a Christian name "Nelson" by his teacher - the name means "the son of the champion."

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Nelson Mandela Quotes | Nelson mandela quote on education - Words On Images: Largest ...

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“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

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40 Faces Of Pure Joy

Click on the link here for Audio Player - Nelson Mandela's release from Prison - February 1990 - CBS Radio - Gordon Skene Sound Collection Events moved quickly in culminating in the release from Prison of Nelson Mandela on February A crowd of...

Nelson Mandela: “There is No Time to be Bitter!” - What a great man and example for humanity as a whole. He embraced the ones who stole half of his life. That's unconditional love for you. An absolute hero of mine. AL.

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All That Is Interesting: The Greatest Speeches In Modern History

"I am prepared to die," Nelson Mandela. One of the most memorable speeches in modern history.

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Nelson Mandela suffered greatly for the cause of freedom in South Africa. It is wonderful that he got to see his country freed from apartheid while he was still alive. He is a great man.

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