With my kids, Will and Kirby, South Africa, 2000

Photo Courtesy of Gayle King

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Honoring Mandela
"The Madiba song may have ended, but its melody lingers on."—Bantu Holomisa, Mandela family friend

I was honored to attend the small private burial for Nelson Mandela. It's been nearly three months since we lost him, but I'll always remember how astonishing it was that even the prison guards who reviled him came to revere him. I think his greatest gift was his ability to see the humanity in everyone. The world would be a very peaceful place if we could all try that.
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