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In her delightful book, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Lori Gotlieb relays this encounter with her therapist:

“I’m reminded,” he begins, “of a famous cartoon.

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Mandela's Release 30 Years Ago Birthed A New South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Thirty years ago, Nelson Mandela was released from 27 years of imprisonment by South Africa’s apartheid regime and instantly galvanized the country, and the world, to dismantle the brutal system of racial oppression. 685 more words

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A New Way Of Seeing

Thirty years on, I remember the hope we all felt watching Mandela’s release from prison. The gift of a new way of s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…


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30 Years Ago -- Mandela Is Released From Prison (February 11 1990)

“There must be a kernel of morality also to international behaviour. Of course, nations must place their own interests high on the list of considerations informing their international relations.

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Nelson Mandela's release - a personal reminiscence

On 2nd February 1990, President FW De Klerk went to the South African Parliament and announced the unbanning of the ANC and other political organisations. He also announced that Nelson Mandela, the only remaining Rivonia Trialist still in prison, would be released on Sunday 11th February 1990. 1,106 more words

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30 after Tata's release

Today South Africa commemorates Nelson Mandela’s release. #30 years

Tuesday February 11, 2020 marks 30 years since the late South African President Nelson Mandela was released from prison.

Madiba, as he was affectionately called walked free to become South Africa’s first elected black president. 187 more words

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