6:45am

Wed July 3, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 7/3

Mandela's long goodbye

In his long goodbye, Nelson Mandela is also teaching us something. That no matter how much we want to hold on to something or someone, sometimes we have to let them go. To let go of Nelson Mandela is perhaps the greatest gift of gratitude the world can offer Mandela at this point.