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    Nelson Mandela: Your memories

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    The Only Thing You Need to Remember about Nelson Mandela

    In the last few days the world lost one of the most well-known and respected leaders, Nelson Mandela.

    Since his passing people from all over the world have banded together to remember his life, his impact and the joy he spread.

    Now while Mandela made a major impact in the world and overcame so many things Coisson feels we really need to only remember him for one thing.

    Even after all the great things he did Mandela should be remembered for being himself.

    No matter the time and no matter the struggle or adversity Mandela was always himself and he let his true being shine through.

    That's what made him so great and that's what made him have such an impact.

    Coisson believes that if we as a society would simply work on just being who we are deep down in our core the world would be a much a better place.

    We would be happier, more giving, more vulnerable and a society that aims to help one another.

    So today remember Mandela for who he was, but remember that deep down inside you you are just like him, a great human being.

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