Nelson Mandela has died

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He was the first proper hero of mine

MadCap Thu 05-Dec-13 21:47:23


Shakey1500 Thu 05-Dec-13 21:47:36


WireCatGlitteryBaubles Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:20

Sad isn't it. sad

Meglet Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:24


OhYouMerryLittleKitten Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:42

RIP sad

ThePearShapedToad Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:53

Where have you read that? Nothing on sky news or BBC?

LineRunner Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:57

Something inside so strong.

loveroflife Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:00

watching bbc news now...he will be remembered forever

CorrieDale Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:02

He gave us hope for humanity.


SantasTessTackle Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:31

How awful sad

I googled and there's no news of it. Where can I read?

LineRunner Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:34

Zuma making a live statement. BBC 24 hour news.

FriendlyElephant Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:36

In the past ten minutes?

Annunziata Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:42

God bless him.

JewelFairies Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:43


It was kind of obvious that it was coming, but I feel such a loss.
I am not South African.
I am not African.

Mogz Thu 05-Dec-13 21:50:07

Rest in peace, the world has lost one of it's greatest souls.

sad what a loss for his family, South Africa and all of us. He was such an inspiration.

Statement being made on BBC News 24 just now


Mine too pacific - also the first autobiography I ever read.

RIP a great man.

flipchart Thu 05-Dec-13 21:50:54

BBC interrupted mrs Brown's boys for a statement from president Zuma

leadrightfoot Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:03


wistlin Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:15


StolenStollen Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:21

God bless his soul. He gave us hope in humankind that you could never have imagined.
RIP sad

BettyBotter Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:35

He was an amazing inspiration. I feel extremely sad.

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