Living in the time of Nelson Mandela

2013-12-07 00:00

I STARTED my working life at the University of Durban Westville in 1994, the year that democracy came to South Africa. And Nelson Mandela became our first democratically elected president.

I live in the knowledge that there will never be a greater person than Nelson Mandela in my lifetime. To see such a hand of friendship being extended to his former persecutors — this is the stuff of legend.

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