Governor’s Statement on Death of Nelson Mandela
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela:
“Today, my family and I join millions around the world in mourning the loss of one of the greatest heroes our planet has ever known. Nelson Mandela truly embodied what it means to be our brother’s keeper. At every turn, he demonstrated resilience in the face of remarkable odds and a fundamental belief in the dignity of every individual.
“His life is a testament to the power of one person to not only change the world, but bend the arc of history toward justice. Nelson Mandela taught us that freedom is a concept that can’t be contained within a prison cell or a continent. It’s a power that animated the human spirit around the globe and redeemed the promise of purpose in each and every one of us.
He leaves us a world that much better than the one he inherited, and a work that must be carried through generations and across the walls that separate us.”
In this MyMcMedia extra, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., reacts to the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela while in Montgomery County on Dec. 6. Take a look: Related Posts:
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