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

Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

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

March 29, 2010

“CHAPTER FOUR: A NEW DAWN

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

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.

Posted on September 23, 2010

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…

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