For my 67 Minutes on Mandela Day I praise 67 people who shaped my life. Each person represents Madiba‘s values.I begin with my mother, Sarah Jansen (1), who taught me the value of hard work. Without her steely determination and sense of purpose, I would not be here today. And thank you for that smack to the face at the age of five for not greeting a complete stranger as he passed before us.I hold up my mentor Professor Chabani Manganyi (2), a professor of clinical psychology; you told me that I should replace anger about the lack of transformation with deep thinking that leads to a disciplined activism.I cannot forget Paul Galant (3), my Latin teacher. If you did not interrupt my soccer game in junior high school to tell me I had “potential”, I do not think my horizons would have shifted.Professor Thamsanqa Kambule (4), it was during turbulent times that I visited Pace College in Soweto; I had never before seen a principal lead with such quiet grace and discipline.My students: Sinox...

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