Category: Long Walk to Freedom Reflection


Long Walk- Part 11- Its Easier To Love Than It Is To Hate

As I came to the end of the book I really found myself highlighting everything on the page because everything that Nelson Mandela wrote had such meaning behind it. I particularly liked how he started to reflect on his “long…

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Long Walk- Part 11 – The Evolving and Changing World Among Us

Part 11 of Long Walk To Freedom was not only interesting, but very eye opening.  It gave me perspective to what life was like for Nelson Mandela after 27 years in jail.  Part 11 was my favorite section of the…

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Long Walk- Part 11- The Long Walk Continues

The last paragraph of Long Walk to Freedom might have been the most eye opening to me. It truly shows what kind of person Nelson Mandela is, and how I should be. Even though he has overcame so much in…

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Long Walk- Part 11- Enemies Become Friends

“I was often asked how could I accept the award (Nobel Peace Prize) jointly with Mr. de Klerk after I had criticized him so severely. Although I would not take back my criticisms, I could say that he had made…

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Long Walk- Part 11- The Walk to Freedom Goes On

On February 11, 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison and became a free man for the first time in over 27 years. Mandela was taken from Victor Verster prison and traveled to Cape Town to greet his supporters.  Because…

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Long Walk- Part 11- You Can Do Anything!

Nelson Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk To Freedom was an interesting, fulfilling, and inspiring book.  It showed how Nelson Mandela had a meaningful, purpose filled life.  He lived to better his people and get equality for blacks in South Africa. Throughout…

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Long Walk- Part 11- The Fight for Freedom

In part eleven, Freedom, Nelson Mandela, after twenty-seven years in prison was finally released on February 11, 1990. When he walked out of the prison with his wife, Winnie, he was amazed to see the amount of people and news…

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Long Walk- Part 11: Leaving prison for the next chapter of his life

In this final section, Nelson Mandela was finally released from prison after twenty-seven years on Robben Island.  For all those years his beliefs did not change and even from the inside he worked hard to spread the message of the…

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Long Walk- Part 11- Freedom

In the last section of Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela attains “freedom” by being released after ten thousand days in jail. Mandela was finally able to live outside of the prison system and able to somewhat continue his life…

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Long Walk- Part 10- Talking with the Enemy

The concept of media is addressed in  section 10, Talking With the Enemy. Media is always an important factor in the world to communicate what is going on. However, the media frequently spins stories to attract more attention and to cause…

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