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South Africans Want to Give More This Mandela Dayi
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July 16, 2013 3:55 PM
Nelson Mandela’s birthday, July 18, is an international day of service. People are asked to give 67 minutes of their time doing something charitable - one minute for each year that Mandela dedicated to his struggle for social justice. Mandela's 95th birthday celebration this year is overshadowed by his ongoing hospital stay. Involved South Africans say that will only push them, though, to make this the biggest Mandela Day ever.

South Africans Want to Give More This Mandela Day

Published July 16, 2013

Nelson Mandela’s birthday, July 18, is an international day of service. People are asked to give 67 minutes of their time doing something charitable - one minute for each year that Mandela dedicated to his struggle for social justice. Mandela's 95th birthday celebration this year is overshadowed by his ongoing hospital stay. Involved South Africans say that will only push them, though, to make this the biggest Mandela Day ever.


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