R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

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Re: R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

Postby ksrymy » Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:33 pm

There is a picture circulating now of President Obama taking a selfie before the service started.

In other news, FOXNews just found tonight's headline...
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Re: R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

Postby Heksagon » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:33 am

The memorial service will start in 30 minutes, here's the BBC link:


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Re: R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

Postby The Original BJ » Fri Dec 06, 2013 2:35 am

An amazing man. For the years that he suffered, and for what he accomplished as an activist and then a politician, he had to rank as one of the most inspiring people on the planet. The world is an imminently better place because of him. Godspeed.

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Re: R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

Postby Okri » Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:01 pm

Yeah. This one hurts.

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Re: R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

Postby Sonic Youth » Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:43 pm

Other than he was greatest, most significant public figure in my lifetime, there is nothing I can say about this. Nothing I could say would do him justice.
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R.I.P. Nelson Mandela

Postby Mister Tee » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:56 pm

He can be legitimately considered one of the most consequential statesmen of modern times. To have endured what he did for nearly three decades, and to emerge not seeking payback but putting himself at the service of healing his country...it stands glaringly outside the norm of modern politics.

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