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Nelson Mandela is reunited with the Elders

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Nelson Mandela, who founded The Elders in 2007, met members of the group on Saturday 29 May 2010 at a private lunch in Johannesburg. The Elders, tasked by Mandela to be “a fiercely independent and robust force for good” were holding one of their regular meetings in South Africa.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Chair of The Elders said: “It gives us such a strong sense of purpose and determination to sit with dear Madiba who brought us all together. We take his moral courage and his vision as our guide, to do what we can to address major causes of human suffering around the world.”

Credit: Jeff Moore | Benny Gool | The Elders

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