I wonder if ever a man, walking this Globe, will be mourned and missed with such uniformity.
As I write this, I’m struck by the emotion of so many people reflecting on the death of Nelson Mandela. Considering that few ever met him, or knew him, we still feel an overwhelming sense of loss.
for saving my country
for not being bitter
for giving hope to white and black alike
for inspiring me to be better
for making me proud to be South African