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General Chat Thread, RIP Nelson Mandela in General; Truly sad news...
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    RIP Nelson Mandela

    Truly sad news

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    A truly remarkable man

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    He was and will always be an inspiration to many many people.
    RIP.

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    A huge loss for the world. RIP. The world has lost a father.
    Last edited by tech_guy; 5th December 2013 at 10:03 PM.

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    Yes, very very sad news. RIP. Just had a text from my school to say their will be a special assembly.

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    RIP. It's a great loss, but he achieved so much and lived such a good long life that it's at least no tragedy. He'll be missed though.

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    We are all on this planet for but a short time and in that time only a few actually make a difference he was one of those.

    Ben

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    Sad to hear of this when I saw it earlier. Lets hope he gets a good send off, he deserves it.

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    No way!! Can't believe I found out about it through this forum.

    RIP Mr Mandela. Now you are TRULY free.

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    A man who really made a difference

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    Barack Obama:

    ...He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the ages...

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    So sad to hear this. A lot of friends will wake up to this news in the morning.

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    “When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.” (Interview for Mandela, 1994)

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    This is one of the few occasions where a national and international sense of loss at the passing of an individual is truly justified. He made a difference in his country and to the world.

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