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Honoring Mandela, In Gestures Large And Small

Standing in a steady drizzle at dawn, Lerato Maphanga took a black marker to a whitewashed wall that's serving as a condolences board outside Nelson Mandela's old home in Soweto, South Africa.<p>"Thank you, Tata [father], rest in peace," she wrote Tuesday. Then she signed it, "Born Free," a reference …

Obama Urges World: Act on Mandela Legacy

South africans cheer Obama after he speaks. http://t.co/RnQiA3naod

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Rain-Soaked Crowds Gather at Mandela Memorial

Jonathan Torgovnik / Reportage by Getty Images for TIME<p>People attending the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson …

Celebrities Arrive for Mandela Memorial

Nelson Mandela in Pictures

Mandela: The Miracle Maker

The extraordinary life of the man who liberated South Africa—and then kept the country from falling apart.<p>Nelson Mandela, who died December 5, …

Photo Essay: Cape Town Quietly Mourns Mandela

<i>Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. In the days after his death, Reinders walked the streets of her hometown and sent us this personal photo essay.</i><p>By now you've heard the news. Spread by undersea cable, …

Nelson Mandela memorial: Obama lauds 'giant of history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1035000/1035555_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524709604_0143392652c163facbdf3d69c3a01dcd<p><b>Tens of thousands of South Africans have joined dozens of world leaders for the national memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela.</b><p>The service …