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Mandela: a pragmatic politician, ‘the last pure hero on the planet’

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Richard Stengel, Former Managing Editor for Time magazine and co-author of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography “Mandela’s Way: Lessons on Life, Love and Courage,” has spent a tremendous amount of time with him over the years. Stengel likens Mandela to George Washington, in part because they both stepped down from office – and that set a new path for Africa.