The simple lesson of Nelson Mandela Myers

Nelson Mandela Myers, who found and took care of the 5-year-old child who was in abducted from her West Philadelphia kindergarten last month, was honored by City Council Thursday.

He gracefully avoided the long speeches that usually accompany such occasions.

"I was just doing what a good man is supposed to do," he said. That was it but for a moment, his simple words brought silence to the noisy chamber.


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