Died Today (December 5th): Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)

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nelsonmandela.jpgNelson Mandela (1918–2013)

Born: July 18, 1918 in Mvezo, Union of South Africa [now South Africa]
Died: December 5, 2013 (age 95) in Johannesburg, South Africa

Married to: Graça Machel (18 July 1998 – 5 December 2013) (his death)
Winnie Mandela (14 June 1958 – 20 March 1996) (divorced) (2 children)
Evelyn Ntoko Mase (15 July 1944 – 19 March 1958) (divorced) (4 children)

A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.

Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
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