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  • Hatch Statement on the Passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela
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    Published - 12/05/13 - 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    President Nelson Mandela
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    (WASHINGTON, DC) - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) issued the following statement on the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela:

    “Today, South Africa and the world lost one of its greatest leaders and freedom fighters with the passing of Nelson Mandela. From combatting the immoral apartheid regime to his time presiding over the country’s peaceful transition to democracy as President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela’s dignity, courage and conviction made him a lion among men. Who but Nelson Mandela could have healed such a wounded and divided nation through peaceful means – not violent retribution - and bring South Africa into the modern age where discrimination by race is not tolerated. To his family and the people of South Africa, the world mourns with you. The loss of such a great man will be felt and borne by us all.”

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