Prayers for Nelson
Mandela is being treated in a Pretoria hospital for a recurring respiratory infection and has been there for several weeks—he made headlines when the ambulance transporting him from Johannesburg to Pretoria broke down on the way to his third hospital stay this year.
In other words, things aren’t looking good for the 94-year-old Mandela. And a life that included civil rights/anti-apartheid activism, unfair imprisonment and appointment as the first black South African president may soon be coming to an end. I hope not and will try to stay positive, of course, but I’m also realistic. Ninety-four years is a long time…
Posted on June 23, 2013, in Perspectives and tagged civil rights, commentary, current-events, death, health, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela, news, perspectives, Pretoria, Race, South Africa, writing. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.