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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) remembered

12/10/2013 1:27 PM

12/10/2013 1:28 PM

On Tuesday, tens of thousands gathered in a cold rain in a Soweto soccer stadium to pay respects to Nelson Mandela and his decades-long fight against apartheid. The list of dignitaries was long, ranging from President Barack Obama to Cuban President Raul Castro. A handshake between those two men epitomized the spirit of reconciliation Mandela came to represent.

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