Happy 95th Birthday, Nelson Mandela!

Brooklyn Currents | 7/19/2013 | 0 comments

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                                                                                                                                                                                      Photo by Kathryn Kirk
Community leaders and the children of the Noel Pointer Foundation Youth Orchestra joined Borough President Marty Markowitz (holding the cake on the left) on the steps of Borough Hall on Thursday, July 18 to wish Nelson Mandela a happy 95th birthday, and to declare "Nelson Mandela Day" in Brooklyn. The former president of South Africa – an icon in the successful fight to overturn apartheid in that nation – remained critically ill as of this posting


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