Thank you SA: Sisulu family

2011-06-17 14:23

The Sisulu family expressed gratitude today for the support that carried them through the trying time following the passing of their mother Albertina Sisulu.

“The weight of our loss was lessened as we realised that it was shared by so many,” the family said in a statement.

The family said they were also humbled at the extent of honour and homage paid by government, legislatures, the ANC, all political parties, the clergy, the international community and especially by ordinary South Africans.

The Sisulus expressed appreciation for the sensitivity shown by the media in reporting on their bereavement as well as the laying to rest of their mother.

“At every stage during the past fortnight, you carried in your media space and editorials messages of support and tributes that were conveyed not only to us but to the entire nation,” the family said.

Liberation struggle veteran Sisulu died this month at the age of 92 at her Linden home in Johannesburg.

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