Happy Birthday, Madiba!

I am happy to dedicate this post to the honorable Nelson Mandela, who turns 94 today!  The month of July is known as Mandela Month in South Africa, and today has been declared a national holiday.  In the spirit of the humanist Ubuntu philosophy that he subscribed to, Mandela asks that everyone dedicate 67 minutes of their time to helping others, with each minute signifying one of the 67 years that he spent in prison.  Helping others can be defined in a variety of ways, and IOL News provides 67 great suggestions for how South Africans can lend a hand on this national day of service.

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