Nelson Mandela

Forward through Peace

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

South African freedom fighter and former president

Nelson Mandela
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Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in jail for opposing South Africa’s apartheid regime. When he was released, many of his supporters wanted him to seek revenge against the white South Africans. But Mandela knew that the only way forward for the country was to seek peace and reconciliation, which he did by uniting the country around the thing they loved most—rugby. 

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Nelson Mandela

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Released after 27 years in jail and his country in crisis, Nelson Mandela found a way forward by focusing on peace.

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