As a South African born in 1977, I owe so much to this man, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. To hear of his passing leaves me with a deep sorrow. His life has run parallel to mine and and through his kind loving actions I have been given so much. Without him I wouldn’t be where I am now and for that I am grateful
What I admire most of Nelson Mandela is that he was always humble even through those tough times in his life , and always had faith that our country would have peace and be a better country. His an extra ordinary amazing human being and a good example for all people living on this Earth .
Rolihlahla – This is Mr Mandela’s birth name: it is an isiXhosa name which means “pulling the branch of a tree”, but colloquially it means “troublemaker”. I like you Madiba am also a wood collector, I too am a trouble maker. I honour you in my actions, I salute you Madiba.
To you Tata , we love you and appreciate what you’ve done for us.