December 6, 2013
A giant signed poster with messages of support is attached to the former Soweto home, turned museum, of former South African president Nelson Mandela, Soweto, South Africa, today. Mandela died Dec. 5 after a long illness. He was 95. As word of Mandela's death spread, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
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