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Energy in SA to keep alive Madiba's values is electric! @TheElders #mymandela
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Nelson Mandela refused to hate, because the content of his character far exceeded that of oppressors in South Africa and America #MyMandela
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"The most inspiring individual I have ever met" – Mary Robinson's personal tribute to Nelson Mandela http://t.co/4XMqhKMC… #MyMandela
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@TheElders "This man has done his duty to his country and to his people" #MyMandela
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Remembering the people who make rights meaningful

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Nelson Mandela: "the most inspiring individual I have ever met"

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I propose AN AWARD to ANYONE WHO WILL finally put into place the instruments of PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST, The MADIBA AWARD to those who live by his example. IMAGINE THAT on JL's 33rd anniversary.
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Kofi Annan, Jimmy Carter and fellow Elders travel to South Africa for Nelson Mandela’s funeral

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@unfoundation #MyMandela He stood firm as a man against giants. He was the light of dawn after a decade of darkness.
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@unfoundation he taught us the meaning of equality, freedom, and he fought racism until the end of his life. #MyMandela
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@unfoundation #MyMandela he showed us that even through adversity, anything is still possible
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#MyMandela True leadership: selfless, visionary, compassionate, makes the impossible happen, trades short term for long term gain
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@unfoundation #MyMandela to me stands for Forgiveness. For understanding that without forgiveness we cannot move forward towards justice.
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@TheElders #mymandela...madiba made me proud to b African as a child..somehow, I just thought he'd always be around. Thank you Madiba
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#MyMandela showed me what never giving up, no matter what, does to and for your spirit and what authentic forgiveness and courage are. PEACE
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@TheElders @VirginUnite That even though it may seem impossible, people can make the world a better place #MyMandela Thankyou Nelson Mandela
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@VirginUnite @TheElders Words cannot describe my feelings as a South African towards him...perhaps the title 'Hero' comes close. #MyMandela
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Beautiful tributes from all over the world. Search for #MyMandela Moving and fitting for this great man. #Respect
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@TheElders Tata Madiba was colour blind – he didn’t see colour, race, sex or belief – he saw a human being. #MyMandela
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@TheElders #Nelson Mandela epitomises the values needed to make the world a peaceful and livable place. #MyMandela
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@TheElders It’s now left for us to learn from the unique example #MyMandela set and preserve his legacy by living in peace with one another.
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@TheElders perhaps THE greatest inspiration for belief that equality & humanity will prevail in the end - #MyMandela http://t.co/0zdS4sg2…
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It doesn't feel real yet that Tata Madiba is gone home to God. He lived his well and will be missed. #MyMandela
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Tata was a phenomenal man of courage, love and wisdom! We will carry him in our hearts always #MyMandela
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@theelders, Mandela means, peace and excellence to me #mymandela... Agoha Obed
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#MyMandela. The passing of Nelson Mandela is a great loss. He started The Elders, which I've worked on for 6 years. Amazing man, legacy.
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Resilience n selflessness. He is also a good example of someone who lived out his purpose. #MyMandela

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