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Premier's Statement on Nelson Mandela

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Premier's Statement on Nelson Mandela

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Premier Kathleen Wynne issued the following statement today in response to the death of Nelson Mandela:

"There are few people who have done more to inspire the world than Nelson Mandela, and I am deeply saddened to learn of his death.

As a student of history and a huge believer in the power of the human spirit, I know his life will continue to serve as a beacon for change, throughout South Africa and around the world. He taught us that nothing is impossible, that we have a responsibility to one another, and that courage is the triumph over fear.

The world is better for his presence, and we all mourn his loss."