Friday, December 23, 2011

Few shadows cast in North America

A Moral Giant among Pygmies, By Erich Follath, Spiegel Online International

"Since last Sunday, the world has been mourning the death of Vaclav Havel. The Czech leader led a rollercoaster life that saw him go from prison cells to palaces, from poetry to politics. In this personal remembrance from a SPIEGEL editor, Havel is remembered as a man who unflaggingly labored to "live within the truth.

"... Havel was a creature of light who dazzled many, especially those who didn't even cast a shadow themselves."

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