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President Bush On Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
(Tucson, Arizona)
July 18, 2008

Statement By President Bush On The 90th Birthday Of Nelson Mandela; Bush Applauds The Leadership Mandela Has Provided In South Africa, Globally

On behalf of the people of the United States, Laura and I extend congratulations to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on his 90th birthday. I applaud the leadership he is providing on many vital causes in South Africa and around the world.

Mr. Mandela is a great example of courage, hope, and the power of freedom.

ENDS

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