Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013The word hero is used so often, too often. This man deserved the title. We are all better off because of the life he lived. TwitterTumblrStumbleUponRedditPinterestLinkedinFlattrFacebookemailDiggBuffer About Amy L. Darnell Teacher, scholar, student, wonderer, wanderer, fan, foe, friend, acquaintance, all of these and more, but ultimately just an Ohio daughter. View all posts by Amy L. Darnell → This entry was posted in Headlines and tagged Apartheid, Democracy, Nelson Mandela, R.I.P., South Africa. Bookmark the permalink.