Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #227) - Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory
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Title: Long Walk Original Manuscript (Image #227)
Transcript: Kimberley is right on the border of the Cape and the Transvaal and soon after leaving it I was travelling in the Transvaal, my home province. From Christina I knew the area very well, having been there on many occasions either in the course of my political work or professional duties. I travelled even slower than ususal, stopping and seeing friends along the way. I reached home just before supper amidst great exitement from the family. I handed out presents I had brought from Cape Town and for a few hours had the pleasure of answering the barrage of awkward questions children are prone to ask on such occasions. I had now circled the country and the holiday was over. I was ready for another notice confining me to Johannesburg and prohibiting me from attending gatherings.
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