Desmond Tutu's Laughter

The African in Him by Jennie Rothenberg Gritz
The Atlantic, 6 January 2009

"Throughout the conversation, he seemed to be barely suppressing a sense of mischievous glee. During a particularly somber discussion of America’s torture policies, a small grammatical error on his own part was enough to throw him into a fit of jubilant, infectious laughter."
 

Jennie Rothenberg Gritz is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she edits digital features.

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