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"People often ask me what difference one person can make in the face of injustice, conflict, human rights violations, mass poverty and disease. I answer by citing the courage, tenacity, dignity and magnanimity of Nelson Mandela."
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46664 (said as four double six, six four) has become an iconic number globally. This was the number used to identify one of the world's most famous prisoners who went on to become one of its best known leaders, the legend of South African politics and SA's first democratically elected president, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
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