American actor Morgan Freeman paid tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela on his 92nd birthday by joining a group of bikers for a charity road trip across the country. Mandela celebrated his 92nd birthday on 18th July 2010. His fans all over world devoted 67 minutes to mark the 67 years Mandela spent in politics.
Freeman, who played Mandela in the movie ‘Invictus’, joined a group of 20 bikers for a road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town, taking part in community projects in between, including building a fence at an AIDS centre. The 73-year-old actor promised to continue his good work as a tribute to his hero.
“I take it as my connection to Madiba. We should do it everyday. We’re trying to head for a world where there’s peace and where we can teach our children about integrity of this vision,” The Daily Star quoted Freeman as saying.
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