Item 0828 - Serving Humanity in the face of Adversity Salutation from the Canadian Labour Congress

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2019-2-6-1-0828

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Serving Humanity in the face of Adversity Salutation from the Canadian Labour Congress

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  • June 1992 (Creation)

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sculpture

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 4/01/12

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Award recognizing Mr Mandela's lifelong commitment to social justice, freedom, and human dignity from the Canadian Labour Congress, Vancouver, Canada

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Bronze sculpture on rectangular wood base. Sculpture consists of two hands, with one holding people. Base has a gold plate that is engraved as follows:
Serving Humanity in the Face of Adversity
To Nelson Mandela
From Canadian Workers
In Recognition of his courageous struggle and lifelong commitment to social justice, freedom, and human dignity.
Presented by Shirley G.E. Carr
President, Canadian Labour Congress
Vancouver, June 1992

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0232

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