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Old December 6 2013, 10:24 PM   #22
gturner
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Re: Nelson Mandela has died

Rhubarbodendron wrote: View Post
The fact that Mr Mandela received the Nobel Price for Peace supports his relative innocence. You don't get that price with a terrorist past.
Yasser Arafat would find that statement amusing.

Mandela rose to achieve greatness, but he didn't start out as exactly a saint, which makes his transformational story even more inspirational.
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