Monday, December 9, 2013
Former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela has died of age. He was born in July 18th 1918 and sadly died on December the 6th. Nelson will be known as the best man in the 20th century. He grew up with 13 brothers and sisters 4 brothers and 9 sisters.
Nelson Mandela celebrated his 90th birthday in his retirement home in Qunu close by where he was born.Nelson Mandela has made many hopes and dream come true. He has also become a hero,leader and many more names. Hundreds of people around the world believe in Nelson Mandela and his beliefs.He has tried to stop racism and unfairness.
Nelson Mandela was sentenced 27 years in prison for believing that black and white people could be together. He was in a small cell and had to use the floor for a bed, a bucket for a toilet. Nelson was forced to do hard labour for part of his sentenced.
For part of the sentenced he only could have one visitor a year for 30 mins. He could write and receive a letter every 6 months. Everyday he was in they more people started to believe in him he was becoming a leader even in prison.
After 27 years he has become stronger and better than before. He has changed the ways now everyone is in peace. R.I.P Nelson Mandela.