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Unscaling The Healthcare Economy

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Hemant Taneja is a partner at General Catalyst.</i><p>Healthcare delivery has always been among the top targets for founders seeking to dramatically improve our lives while building great businesses. Yet, with very few exceptions, most founders find it difficult to build scalable …

15 of Nelson Mandela's best quotes

Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died. During his long life, Mandela inspired countless individuals. Here is a collection of quotes that personify his spirit:<p>1) "Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of …

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Six Defining Moments from Nelson Mandela’s Life (video)

Taking his place alongside India's Mahatma Gandhi and Tibet's Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela was one of the 20th century’s most revered activists and a …

Nelson Mandela: 'For many he was saint-like, but in fact he was a canny politician' - video obituary

Gary Younge remembers the ecstatic reaction of ordinary voters to Nelson Mandela in 1994 on the campaign trail in South Africa's first democratic general election. He considers Mandela's emblematic status in the anti-apartheid movement; his role in the foundation of post-apartheid South Africa; and …

Mandela, in his own words

<i>Former South African President Nelson Mandela was revered throughout the world for leading the peaceful transition to multiracial democracy after three centuries of white domination in South Africa.</i><p><i>He was jailed for 27 years under white racist rule and released in 1990. He then steered the divided</i> …

Late Leader Nelson Mandela’s 5 Most Innovative Moments

Remembering the man who pivoted an entire country.<p>With the passing of Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela at age 95 on Thursday, one of the world’s icons is lost. But his legacy of leadership remains. Here, we present five of the South African leader’s most innovative moments.<p>When you have a …

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Nelson Mandela: A Life Told Through The Media

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at 95, led one of the most consequential lives in modern history. Throughout his life, the media followed him intensely, covering his long journey from persecuted freedom fighter to political prisoner to an icon of freedom.<p>Below, …

Ritchie King on Twitter: "Inspiring, sad, droll, eerie, and nostalgic photos of Mandela with celebrities and leaders http://t.co/2G8itapic0 http://t.co/pYW16CeStA"

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The Day Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

<i>Editor's Note: Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of the day that Nelson Mandela walked out of prison and entered the negotiations to end apartheid. Greg Myre, the international editor of</i> NPR.org, <i>covered Mandela's release and recounts that day.</i><p>The evening before his release from 27 years in …

Obama: I Will Learn From Mandela

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Mandela Unbound: Imagining the South African Future

<i>In March 1990, one month after Nelson Mandela's release from prison, John Carlin — then a South Africa correspondent for The Independent in London —</i> …

Muhammad Ali's Statement On Nelson Mandela's Death Is Beautiful

"I am deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Mandela. His was a life filled with purpose and hope; hope for himself, his country and the world. He inspired others to reach for what appeared to be impossible and moved them to break through the barriers that held them hostage mentally, physically, …

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Nelson Mandela, the Father

To the very end, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, though frail and somewhat forgetful, remained the Father of the Nation for South Africans. It could even be said that, in the several trips he’s made to the hospital over the past two years, he was, in his own way, preparing his family—biological and …

Nelson Mandela: Presidential Years

Credits: Story<p>Photographer — <b>Ardon Bar-Hama</b><br>Research & Curation — <b>Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Staff</b><p>Credits: All media<p>The story featured may in some …

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<i>Editor’s note: Every week Fortune publishes a story from its magazine archives. With the news that South African political prisoner-turned-president Nelson Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95, we are republishing an interview with Mandela conducted by our former editor Marshall Loeb. This was</i> …

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Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Honoring one of the world’s greatest leaders.<p>Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and the transformational civil rights leader largely responsible for the dismantling of apartheid, died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela was one of the world’s most celebrated …

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Will the World See Another Mandela?

The South African's distinctive model of transformative leadership<p>The great ones, it often seems, hand off the mantle of greatness to each other. Nelson Mandela, in his 1994 autobiography <i>Long Walk to Freedom</i>, described how Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in 1941 helped change his life and …

It took 22 years for a generation to see this picture of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s image is now ubiquitous. But after his imprisonment in 1964, it was illegal to photograph or republish a photo of the political prisoner in South Africa. Thus, a generation of apartheid South Africans grew up without Mandela—or at least all the photos of him flashing before us now …

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Nelson Mandela: The 27 prison years

During Nelson Mandela's 27 years behind bars, he became the world's most famous political prisoner.<p>Mike Wooldridge looks back on the time he spent in jail.

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Robben Island: Nelson Mandela's Prison Home

A detention cell at the Robben Island prison that once held Nelson Mandela. 1992<br>Koto Bolofo<p>1 of 12<p>Relentlessly pounded by the angry surf and chilled …

Nelson Mandela: Letters to Loved Ones From Prison

In the 27 years that Nelson Mandela spent imprisoned in South Africa, he wrote letters to his loved ones.<p>Razia Saleh of the Nelson Mandela Foundation …

Here's The Infamous 1962 Document Committing Mandela To Prison

Former South African president Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela led an incredible life, which included a 27-year incarceration.<p>This is the document that committed Mandela to prison on a sabotage conviction for a string of bombings on government buildings, perpetrated by the …

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Inside The Tiny Prison Cell That Held Nelson Mandela For Nearly 20 Years

Former South African President Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95, after succumbing to a long battle with a lung infection.<p>He served as the first black president of South Africa and brought an end to apartheid, but his story of struggle began decades before — when he was arrested and …

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