Desmond Tutu

by Nathaniel Lastra - Middle School - from Chicopee, Massachusetts in United States

Desmond Tutu was born in 1931 in South Africa. One day he was walking with his mother and a white priest tipped his hat to him and his mother. Then Desmond wanted the whole world to be like that no matter the race. He has four kids. He married a woman named Nomalizo Leah Shenxane. Then he became a teacher for only black people, then he found out it was just a way to keep blacks at the bottom of the education system. Then he became a peacemaker to stand up to social justice. He once said, "Young people dream! You have to go saying peace is possible. Dream this world can be better."  Desmond Tutu.


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