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Nelson Mandela Memorial: Photos From Celebration Of Madiba's Life

A boy with "Rest In Peace Nelson Mandela" painted on his face looks up to the skies during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)<p>A couple sits under …

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Nelson Mandela reaches final resting place in ancestral village of Qunu

Nearly a century after he roamed these fields as a boy herding sheep and calves, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was buried on Sunday in a curated garden of aloe plants, rocky outcrops and meandering paths atop a hill.<p>A black blanket with white stripes that had belonged to South Africa's first …

Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Pretoria by Zuma

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1037000/1037197_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534401001_f60771796ad1942c88111c959cbcdc3c<p><b>A statue of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, has been unveiled in the capital, Pretoria, a day after he was buried.</b><p>The nine-metre …

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President Obama joins list of world leaders to snub Sochi Olympics

<b>Barrack Obama speaks at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, Johannesburg, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP/Matt Dunham)</b><p>Neither the president or Vice President Joe Biden will attend the winter games<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 17, 2013 11:04pm (UTC)<p>President Obama and Vice President Biden have joined the list of …