Corker, Alexander Comment On Passing Of Former South African President Nelson Mandela

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Senator Bob Corker made the following statement regarding the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela:

“As an inspirational leader, Nelson Mandela brought about a better way of life for his people of South Africa and inspired millions throughout the world.  While we are all saddened by his passing, his personal story and contributions to freedom, democracy, and human rights will live on forever,” said Senator Corker.


Senator Lamar Alexander said, "Visiting Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell and then reading his autobiography taught our family inspiring lessons from a remarkable life that helped to achieve a political result few imagined possible."




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