Mandela Day celebrated

Global celebrations and charity events will mark Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday Thursday, but the critically ill anti-apartheid hero himself may still be confined to his Pretoria hospital bed on life-support.

The United Nations in 2010 declared the Nobel peace laureate’s birthday Mandela Day — to encourage people around the world to do just over an hour of good deeds.

Read a blogpost about Nelson Mandela written by NAI researcher Marianne Millstein.

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