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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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How Nelson Mandela helped free the women of South Africa

"Though best known for overcoming apartheid, Nelson Mandela also worked to enshrine gender equality in South Africa's constitution and advocated for women's rights worldwide."

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Nelson Mandela A great man, in every way and a supporter of the struggle to end HIV AIDS. Just one facet of a unique individual.

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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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The Greatest Speeches In Modern History

Nelson Mandela, 1964. "I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal for which I hope to live for and to see realised. But, My Lord, if it needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die." - Supreme Court of South Africa, Pretoria, Rivonia Trial Speech, on 20 April 1964.

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Eggleston. photo by Tom Young, 1987. Posted at 9:55 AM Permalink ∞ Tagged: William Egglestonportraitimpossiblecool JUL 6

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40 Faces Of Pure Joy

A boy waits for Nelson Mandela to return home for the first time in 26 years. 40 Faces Of Pure Joy

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