Tributes to Former South African President Nelson Mandela

Tributes to Former South African President Nelson Mandela

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A framed image of former South African President Nelson Mandela stands as people pay tributes following his death, in Johannesburg on Dec. 6. Mandela, a freedom fighter who emerged from 27 years in prison to become South Africa’s first elected black president, died yesterday at 95.