Essay on Nelson Mandela, My Superhero, Our Superhero

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“Nelson Mandela was the symbol of justice, equality, and dignity.” (Obama, 2013). He was born in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1998 as a Madiba clan (Les Prix Nobel, 1993). Since he was young, he always dreamt to be able to contribute to create a free and democratic country where everyone could live in harmony. He started his anti-apartheid movement by joining the African National Congress (ANC) when he was 20 (Cachalia, 2013). He was first banned in 1952, and was finally arrested on 5 December 1995 due to his “radical activity” in the ANC (Nelson Mandela Biography, 2014). He actively directed many peaceful campaigns to raise the apartheid issue. He wanted to put an end to racist, unrespectable policies. In 1962, he even left…show more content…
“Nelson Mandela was the symbol of justice, equality, and dignity.” (Obama, 2013). He was born in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1998 as a Madiba clan (Les Prix Nobel, 1993). Since he was young, he always dreamt to be able to contribute to create a free and democratic country where everyone could live in harmony. He started his anti-apartheid movement by joining the African National Congress (ANC) when he was 20 (Cachalia, 2013). He was first banned in 1952, and was finally arrested on 5 December 1995 due to his “radical activity” in the ANC (Nelson Mandela Biography, 2014). He actively directed many peaceful campaigns to raise the apartheid issue. He wanted to put an end to racist, unrespectable policies. In 1962, he even left South Africa secretly in order to seek support for his struggle in battling for freedom (Les Prix Nobel, 1993). This unexpected move caused him to be arrested once again. One year later, after the police found some documents and evidences about his sabotage in the ANC, he and his comrades must accept the fact that they might be sentenced to death. However, the court finally decided to sentence them for life imprisonment (Nelson Mandela Biography, 2014). However, he never lost his courage to fight for his beliefs (Cachalia, 2013). He was first diagnosed with tuberculosis -the disease that caused his death in 2013- during his time in prison, on 1988 (Les Prix Nobel, 1993). Two years later, he was finally released from the prison. In 1993, he

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