No unfulfilled missions

Last week I read probably the most amazing epitaph I’ve ever seen, in a story about the passing of Nelson Mandela.

Longtime newscaster Mathatha Tsedu said on a national news channel, “This is a man who had no unfulfilled missions.”

I’d like people to be able to say that about me when I die.

I mean, I suppose there’s one way in which they could — you can’t have unfulfilled missions if you never have a mission. That’s a little less than inspiring, though. It’s too bad screwing around on the Internet isn’t really a mission, because I’m all over that.

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