A NEW DAWN: THE DAY THAT DREAMS CAME TRUE – THE BIRTH OF A NEW NATION

Beyond The Miracle: South Africa

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CHAPTER FOUR: A NEW DAWN

THE DAY THAT DREAMS CAME TRUE – THE BIRTH OF A NEW NATION

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For a shining moment on a brilliant day, the country that had been disowned by the world became its favourite child.

At the Presidential inauguration at the imposing Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africans of different races, strangers in so many ways, came face to face with the gulfs their history had created…togther with the means to bridge them.

Nelson Mandela opened with the words:
“We enter into a covenant that we shall build a society in which all South Africans, both black and white, will be able to walk tall…a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world.
The new President urged forgiveness in Afrikaans, a language viewed by many black people as ‘the language of…

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One Response to “A NEW DAWN: THE DAY THAT DREAMS CAME TRUE – THE BIRTH OF A NEW NATION”

  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on From Seeds of Hope To Endless Possibilities and commented:

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