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Mandela will be missed

Dear Editor,
Like millions of people around the world, I was saddened to hear about the death of the former political-prisoner and later former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela at age 95.  
I read the Great Bend Tribune article that Mandela was an “Inspiration for humanity”. How true. He was incarcerated 27 years and turned from violent activist to peaceful activist to put an end to racial segregation or Apartheid. The part of Nelson Mandela’s life that I never knew about was that he became a Knight in the Order of St. John in 1996 and later invested ...

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