On 6 October 2000 I was invited together with my manager to lunch at Fancourt Hotel with Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel.
Lunch was attended by senior management of Fancourt hotel and leading business people of George.
My first impression was the aura of the great man. Time seemed to stand still, with an almost disbelief that I was in the presence of such a great man.
My view of Graca also changed. At incredible gracious lady. I told my wife when I returned home that I will now call her Princess Graca.
I always considered myself as the lucky and privileged few.
After lunch Nelson and Grace offered to sign my menu. A few days letter my menu was delivered to me at work.
Thank you Nelson Mandela and Graca Michelle for this privilege and for what you have done for our great country.
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