Johannesburg celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela – Exclusively for Yahoo

Soweto celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela – Exclusively for Yahoo

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Large crowds gather outside former South African President Nelson Mandela home on Vilakazi Street in Soweto and at his home in Houghton to celebrate his life on December 6, 2013. The Father of the Nation, Nelson Mandela, passed away late on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home at the age of 95 after complications from a recurring lung infection.

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