IT WAS THE DAY WHEN THE INSTITUTION OR RATHER THE DEPARTMENT WHERE I AM WORKING WAS ACCEPTING THE HISTORICAL PAPERS OF ROBERT SOBUKWE INTO OUR DEPARTMENT AND I THINK IT WAS IN 1997. WE WERE TOLD TO GO HOME EARLY NOT GIVEN THE REASON WHY, BUT FORTUNATELY ONE OF THE MANAGERS WHO WAS BLACK TOLD US MANDELA WAS COMING AND WE TOLD OURSELF THAT WE ARE GOING TO STAY AND WATCH FROM THE INFORMATION DESK, BECAUSE WE WERE NOT INVITED.
HE ARRIVED WITH HEAVY SECURITY AND WALKING TOWARDS THE STAGE. AS HE WAS WALKING HE TURNED AND SAW US STAFF MEMBERS BEHIND THE DESK. HE TURNED BACK AND CAME SPECIAL FOR US AND GREATED US ONE BY ONE IF YOU WANTED A HUG YOU WILL GET. SUCH A HUMBLE MAN AND HE ASK US IF WE ARE MARRIED OR NOT, BECAUSE HE'S GOT GRANDCHILDREN TO MARRY US. LOLLEST!!!
THAT DAY I FELT BLESSED AND I TOLD MY FAMILY AT HOME THAT I MET TATA AND I AM NOT GOING TO WASH THE HAND THAT SHOOK HIS.
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