Mutombo's message: It's OK to dream
Mutombo showed how one person can help make changes in the lives of those in need
Editor's note: This article ran in September of 2003.
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -- Theodore Roosevelt
SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA -- In the novel "The Power of One," by Bryce Courtenay, Peekay, a young white boy raised by natives, joins forces with the Zulus to do the unthinkable in 1940s South Africa -- teach blacks how to read and write.
Courtenay's novel was not only a stinging indictment of South Africa's repressive apartheid regime. It also was a ...
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