A banner with images of former South African president Nelson Mandela, is hung inside the St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. As Nelson Mandela lies ... more 
A banner with images of former South African president Nelson Mandela, is hung inside the St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. As Nelson Mandela lies critically ill in a Pretoria hospital, the world is preparing to celebrate his 95th birthday on Thursday, a day declared by the United Nations as a way to recognize the Nobel Prize winner's contribution to reconciliation.(AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Schalk van Zuydam
Wed, Jul 17, 2013 11:51 AM EDT