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    Whitney Houston's Personal Copy of Long Walk to Freedom Signed and Inscribed by Nelson Mandela, 2000. Hardcover autobiography of the former South African president, inscribed on the title page in black felt pen "To my friends Whitney & Bobby/Best Regards, N. Mandela/18.11.2000". In Fine condition, with some light scratching and scuffing to the outer dust jacket. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Estate of Whitney E. Houston.

    Whitney's first connection to Mandela came in 1988 when she performed at Wembley Stadium in London at the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday concert, also referred to as Freedomfest and Free Nelson Mandela, who was still imprisoned at the time. In 1994, Whitney performed a series of concerts in South Africa, where she got to meet and spend time with Mandela. She admired Mandela, and the two developed a friendship that lasted until her untimely death.


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