nelson mandela is my hero

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, a true hero in this controversial world or just another politician? Was his 27 years of imprisonment for standing up against his nations government, which did not support human rights, equality and world poverty, something the country of Africa should be proud about? As disappointing as it might seem, the answer is a straight and simple, no. Nelson Mandela, my hero, the man that everyone knows, that conquered black domination in Africa, that healed his countries wounds against equality and the one that’s political journey brought humanity back into his proud country. And why? Well why not.

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People
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Nelson Mandela had run his trip to freedom, healed the people and his country to the best of his ability. The pain he went through to get to such a high position in the world was not a movie it was reality. He didn’t stop there, he pushed on harder and set the base for other leaders to follow his steps and never let the fire that he had started, to burn out.

Even though his life started out badly; running away from home at the age of 21 to Johannesburg to avoid arranged marriage; getting charged by the South African government with treason, more than once, and all he was trying to do was help the people! Nelson Mandela the man that spoke out and made it to his goals with pride. But this is why the world is in such a bad state in this day and age; we do not let the people have their say. If someone has an idea, they should let it out, out into the world and speak their truthful opinion, without judgement. We should, as a country and among the world, follow Mandela’s lead; make your goals, strive for them, and push harder everyday. Again and again, repeat and repeat, until you’re there, until you’re satisfied. On the topic of goals, ‘A walk to freedom’; was and still is the perfect description of Mandela’s aspirations in life. And as follows, Mandela quoted on his own walk to freedom, which inspired others that even if it gets
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