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Personal thoughts on the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

I was saddened to hear a few hours ago about the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Not because at 90 years of age he could be said to be short-changed on that account but because there are so few people … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela, the man and the times

When I was growing up as a boy in the 1980’s there were three continual stories that kept coming on the news headlines.  They were all quite similar and the images were almost interchangeable.  Though the world was on edge … Continue reading

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