To the man who saved a nation, Happy Birthday!

“During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”

Nelson Mandela, Rivonia Treason Trial, 1964

Madiba, you achieved more than anyone could ever imagine.

Many happy returns!

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