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    Default Nelson Mandela, hero who help ended S. Africa apartheid, passed away at age 95.

    Sorry... no link yet at this hour... overheard it on BBC and saw 'Breaking News' banner in CNN...


    RIP Mr Mandela.... your place as a Giant among Man in World History have been ensured. May who ever your Maker be... judge you fairly and give you the final Peace.

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    Scuba & Father... For Life

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    May he rest in peace. A great voice of reconciliation and reason is silent now. I hope his heirs, in a political meaning, will carry his message and act well for the people.
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    Default Re: Nelson Mandela, hero who help ended S. Africa apartheid, passed away at age 95.

    Quote Originally Posted by Octarine View Post
    May he rest in peace. A great voice of reconciliation and reason is silent now. I hope his heirs, in a political meaning, will carry his message and act well for the people.
    True, hope the legacy he left lives on in the political 'heirs'. That's to me one of the most important.

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    Default Re: Nelson Mandela, hero who help ended S. Africa apartheid, passed away at age 95.

    Out of the night that covers me,
    Black as the pit from pole to pole,
    I thank whatever gods may be
    For my unconquerable soul.

    In the fell clutch of circumstance
    I have not winced nor cried aloud.
    Under the bludgeonings of chance
    My head is bloody, but unbowed.

    Beyond this place of wrath and tears
    Looms but the Horror of the shade,
    And yet the menace of the years
    Finds and shall find me unafraid.

    It matters not how strait the gate,
    How charged with punishments the scroll,
    I am the master of my fate:
    I am the captain of my soul.

    - Invictus, William Ernest Henley

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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

    RIP great legend!

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    The world is a lesser place without Nelson Mandela.

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    We salute his passions for his country and people. Having jailed 27 years and was so determined against all odds to fight for righteousness is admirable. We may never find another person like him in the modern political arena, despite enduring all those sufferings and atrocities thrown at him during his jail term, yet he was so brave and understandably receiving the respect and loyalty and support from his people. A leader among leaders with true, unselfish and unmoved visions. Undeniably we lost a great hero of his time.

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