Byron Smith/The Jersey Journal+1 for concealing their disappointment!
Once again, we can't have nice things.
At great inconvenience to myself, I went to city hall to see the Archbishop and was very disappointed that he was not there.Shit happens, I guess.
Nobel Peace Prize winner won't be there, but aide willby The Jersey Journal Friday November 21, 2008, 3:07 PMNoble Peace Prize winner and noted activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu will not attend a ceremony to honor him today, because of a "miscommunication," a spokeswoman for Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy said today.The Jersey will present a proclamation and give the keys to the city to one of Tutu's aide, Thabo Mashulogo, for Tutu'sr work with the Desmond Tutu Peace Center, spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said. Morrill said the city expected Tutu to attend, but this afternoon was told that an aide was going to accept the keys to the city, Morrill said. Tutu, 77, became famous across the world in the 1980s by opposing apartheid in his native South Africa. Still active in human and civil rights work, he uses his high profile to campaign for the oppressed as founder and head of The Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. Tutu also campaigns to fight the spread of AIDS, poverty and racism. In addition to the Nobel Prize in 1984, he has received the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and the Ghandi Peace Prize.
how great for Jersey City!
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