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Lucas



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:55 pm    Post subject: 1st Mandela Day - Korea Reply with quote

http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140718000557

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People around the world will celebrate "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday.

For the past five years millions have volunteered 67 minutes of their time on July 18 for the common good to mark Nelson Mandela's 67 years of activism for South Africa's freedom.

Mandela died on December 5 last year aged 95 after a lengthy illness. Tens of thousands of mourners, including world leaders, attended memorial services leading up to his funeral......



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People around the world will celebrate "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday.

Mandela died on December 5 last year aged 95 after a lengthy illness. Tens of thousands of mourners, including world leaders, attended memorial services leading up to his funeral......


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....Part of the celebrations in Korea, which will be focused in Itaewon will include a Mandela parade, where the attendees will paint their faces and arms with black paint to celebrate the great and late Mr Mandela....


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Authorities have encouraged citizens to clear litter from clinics and schools, though some taxpayers grumble that that is the government's job.


^Isn't that what the local government should do!?
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andrewchon



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Location: In my goshiwon cubicle. Seeking moksha.

PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nope. Cleanliness is everybody's business. Except cleaning dangerous materials e.g. biological, chemical, and nuclear they should be done by professionals.
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nicwr2002



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:01 pm    Post subject: Re: 1st Mandela Day - Korea Reply with quote

[quote="Lucas"]http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140718000557

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People around the world will celebrate "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday.

For the past five years millions have volunteered 67 minutes of their time on July 18 for the common good to mark Nelson Mandela's 67 years of activism for South Africa's freedom.

Mandela died on December 5 last year aged 95 after a lengthy illness. Tens of thousands of mourners, including world leaders, attended memorial services leading up to his funeral......


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Authorities have encouraged citizens to clear litter from clinics and schools, though some taxpayers grumble that that is the government's job.


With that kind of attitude no wonder there is so much trash everywhere. They just think, "We'll the government will clean it up."
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