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    Posted December 8, 2013 by
    Mossel Bay.South Africa
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    Nelson Mandela: Your memories

    mistermorne and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: Remembering Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela Inspires Songs

    When the news came of Nelson Mandela's illness, I began to reflect on who he was and what he meant for our country. So I composed this song, Long Walk to Freedom.

    For the last three days there has been non-stop coverage of Madiba (the name we know him by) on an Afrikaans Radio station (RSG-dis die een) and this is so ironic, because Mr Mandela was so humble, this is a paradox in essence, he might not have liked all this attention, so I am keeping my contribution simple:
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