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Dan'um Style

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267 days ago

Nelson Mandela now “belongs to the ages,” President Barack Obama said Thursday in mourning the late South African leader and icon.

President Obama discusses the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela. “We will not likely see the likes of Nelson Mandela again,” he said as he talked about how the political powerhouse inspired him.

“He no longer belongs to us; he belongs to the ages,” Obama said in brief remarks at the White House.

“We will not likely see the likes of Nelson Mandela ever again,” the president said. “So it falls to us, as best we can, to carry forward the example that he set

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sgv

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#1 posted 267 days ago

He was a great man

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#2 posted 267 days ago

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 267 days ago

One of the finest ever. Rest in peace Sir.

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#4 posted 267 days ago

I’m sad he’s gone

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#5 posted 267 days ago

His passing is sad – he was truly an iconic figure.

I’m also amazed that Barrick Obama finally said something today that was actually accurate!

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#6 posted 267 days ago

Rest in peace. May you be remembered along with people Martin Luther King and Bl. Mother Teresa as someone who made a difference in the world around you.

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#7 posted 267 days ago

Probably the most notable figure of the twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. It takes a special man to be able to put aside the abuse he took and preach forgiveness and reconcilliation. The message was familiar, but I just can’t remember who was preaching it. Maybe this time it will stick.

The world has lost a real man.

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#8 posted 267 days ago

A long life of unrelenting courage.

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#9 posted 267 days ago

He saved my country from civil war

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#10 posted 266 days ago

A global hero. RIP.

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#11 posted 265 days ago

Ditto to all the above. A very humble achiever.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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