Career Path of Mandela: He Never Gave In and Created His Destiny

Children passing a Nelson Mandela wall mural in the Township Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa

I spent a couple of months this summer researching and writing a children’s biography, Nelson Mandela: Freedom For All. Growing up in the 1980s, I knew about Mandela more as a symbol and a legend: the tireless champion in the struggle against injustice who went from prisoner to president. But working on the book, I was pleased to learn about Mandela the person, who didn’t set out to be a hero.

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