Item 0720 - Presidential Citation from the Meharry Medical College in Nashville

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ZA COM MR-T-0720

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Presidential Citation from the Meharry Medical College in Nashville

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  • 27 June 1990 (Creation)

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plaque

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

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Award recognizing Mr Mandela's many life achievements from the Medical College in Nashville, USA

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Medium dark wood rectangular plaque with affixed black engraved plate with gold border. Large gold medal attached to taop of plate with the seal of the college and the following inscriptions:
Servientes Mundo Dedicamus
Meharry Medical College
Nashville Tennessee
Nas Servilo Dei
The plate is engraved in gold and reads as follows:
Presidential Citation
Presented to
The Honorable
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
In recognition of your incisive Leadership, immense courage and undaunted endurance before, during, and after your imprisonment of more than twenty-seven years. Your strong adherence to the principle of freedom from oppression and tyranny, which has sustained your countrymen, and freedom from assault on the Human Dignity of your Fellowmen, particularly in South Africa, is indelible in the sands of time.
Awarded this twenty-seventh day of June, nineteen hundred ninety
Signed by: David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0132

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