In this photo taken Sunday, Dec. 16 2012, Bambatha Mandela, grandson of former president Nelson Mandela, takes part in an initiation ceremony in Qunu, South Africa in a raditional Xhosa rite of ... more 
In this photo taken Sunday, Dec. 16 2012, Bambatha Mandela, grandson of former president Nelson Mandela, takes part in an initiation ceremony in Qunu, South Africa in a raditional Xhosa rite of passage to manhood. As Mandela remains hospitalized after undergoing surgery and recuperating from a lung infection, the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader missed the return of his grandson from the initiation ceremony. Bambatha Mandela had been in the bush for days for the ukwaluka ceremony of Mandela's Xhosa people, learning about the culture and ultimately undergoing a circumcision carried out by a traditional surgeon. (AP Photo) less 
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Mon, Dec 17, 2012 7:33 AM EST