Editor's note: We, along with the rest of the world, were deeply saddened to learn of Nelson Mandela's passing. Read Oprah's statement. The following is from his appearance on
The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2002.
After former South African President Nelson Mandela left political office in 1999, Oprah says, many thought he would retire. Instead, this peace activist founded the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and continued to help those who could not help themselves. In this clip from The Oprah Winfrey Show
, Mandela explains how giving and leadership go hand in hand.