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File photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela with the then President Shankar Dayal Sharma and Prime Minister P.V. Narsimha Rao in New Delhi in Jan 2005.

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa left, next to a sculpture of former President Nelson Mandela waves to supporters from the balcony at the city hall in Cape Town South Africa. February 11 marks the 30th anniversary of Mandela's release from jail and his first address to African National Congress supporters after his release from jail after serving 27-years behind bars.

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File photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela with the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Durban.

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Britain's Prince Harry, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex look at a Shakespeare book favored by prisoners on Robben Island with Andrew Miangeni, who was in prison with Nelson Mandela, at the launch of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition, marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader's birth, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London.

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers his speech at the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, Obama urged people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth.

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Britain's Prince Harry, second right, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex attend the launch of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition, marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader's birth, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London.

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He spent 27 years as a prisoner in Robben Island, but as post-apartheid South Africa’s first president, Nelson Mandela led a process of reconciliation. A Gandhian and a friend of India, his standing as a world statesman was unparalleled. Chief guest at R-Day in ’95, he is seen here with President Shankar Dayal Sharma.

Adoption of the Freedom Charter by the ANC meant ‘treason’ for S. Africa’s apa­rtheid state. Nelson Mandela (third from right, seen here at the trial in Joha­nn­esburg in 1956) and others were jai­led, but later acquitted. The tallest of terms awaited him. He’d remain unbroken.

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A billboard in India purportedly mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, marking his long and eventful life with a kind and thoughtful message – and a picture of Morgan Freeman.

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RIP Madiba Visitors stand at the base of a statue of Nelson Mandela in Pretoria, unveiled a day after the burial on December 16, celebrated as Reconciliation Day in South Africa. “My cell was only 2-3 metres away from his cell. His cell was small, but in it was a formidable, larger-than-life figure.” Tokyo Sexwale was in Robben Island prison with Mandela during the anti-apartheid struggle

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College students create a portrait of late Nelson Mandela out of Rubik's cube in Mumbai.

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Soldiers place former South African President Nelson Mandela's casket on a gun carriage outside a makeshift tent where his funeral service was held in Qunu, South Africa.

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General view of the makeshift tent where the funeral service for former South African president Nelson Mandela is taking place in Qunu, South Africa.

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The casket of Nelson Mandela is brought in a military parade on a gun carriage from the family home to the funeral tent, prior to his burial, in Qunu, South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel wipes her eyes during the funeral service for Nelson Mandela in Qunu, South Africa.

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The casket of Nelson Mandela is brought in a military parade on a gun carriage from the family home to the funeral tent, prior to his burial, in Qunu, South Africa.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, left, Nelson Mandela's former wife, left and Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel stand over the former South African president's casket during his funeral service in Qunu.

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Canons are fired during the funeral ceremony for former South African President Nelson Mandela.The stage is seating about 400 family members and guests, the white tent on the left is where Mandela will be buried.

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Family members stand near former South African President Nelson Mandela's casket during his funeral service in Qunu, South Africa.

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The casket bearing the remains of former South African President Nelson Mandela are brought into a makeshift tent for his funeral service for in Qunu, South Africa.

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Women in traditional attire wait along the road as they await the arrival of the remains of former South African president Nelson Mandela, in Qunu, South Africa.

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In this Oct. 29, 1998 photo Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu dance after Tutu handed over the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Pretoria. Tutu was the chairman of the commission that was created by Mandela's government to investigate apartheid atrocities. Nobel Peace Prize winner retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a longtime friend of Nelson Mandela and occasional critic of the current South African government, won't be attending Mandela's funeral because he didn't receive the credential to do so.

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An aircraft carrying the casket of former South African President Nelson Mandela is escorted by fighter jets after taking off from Waterkloof Air Base on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa.

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A casket of former South African President Nelson Mandela is carried during a farewell ceremony by the African National Congress at Waterkloof Air Base on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel, right, and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Nelson Mandela's former wife, walk together before the arrival of the former president's casket arrives at Mthatha Airport in Mthatha, South Africa.

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A South African mourner embraces a poster of Mandela, while waiting with other mourners for the motorcade transporting the body of former President Nelson Mandela to pass by, in the town of Mthatha on its way to Qunu, South Africa.

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The motorcade transporting the body of Nelson Mandela, in black hearse, passes through crowds of mourners gathered in the town of Umtatha on its way to Qunu, South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela, center, leads local chiefs as they escort the lion skin draped casket of former South African President Nelson Mandela as it arrives at the Mandela residence in Qunu, South Africa.

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A South African mourner raises her arms in the air and speaks about Mandela, while she and other mourners wait the motorcade transporting the body of Former President Nelson Mandela to pass by, in the town of Mthatha on its way to Qunu, South Africa.

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Mourners wait for Nelson Mandela's convoy to pass by the town of Mthatha on its way to Qunu, South Africa.

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The hearse carrying the body of former South African president Nelson Mandela just before it arrives at his home in Qunu, South Africa.

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The hearse carrying the remains of former South African President Nelson Mandela proceeds to Mandela's hometown and burial site in Qunu, South Africa. The iconic leader will be buried on Sunday close to his house.

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Military officers salute as Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela watches over the`casket of former South African President Nelson Mandela as it arrives at the Mandela residence in Qunu, South Africa.

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Military officers and Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela, rear, accompany the casket of former South African President Nelson Mandela as it arrives at the Mandela residence in Qunu, South Africa.

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A view of the dome in Qunu, South Africa that will be used during the funeral of former South African president Nelson Mandela on Sunday.

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Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel wipes her eyes while attending a farewell ceremony for former South African President Nelson Mandela from the African National Congress at Waterkloof Air Base on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela, left, watches as the casket of former South African President Nelson Mandela is taken out of a hearse following a farewell ceremony by the African National Congress at Waterkloof Air Base on the outskirts of Pretoria, South Africa.

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A woman weeps in disappointment after access to see former South Africa President Nelson Mandela was closed on the third and final day of his casket lying in state, outside Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Sign language interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie, who was interpreting at the memorial service of late former president Nelson Mandela speaks at his home in Bramfischerville, South Africa Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013. The man accused of faking sign interpretation next to world leaders at Nelson Mandela's memorial told a local newspaper that he was hallucinating and hearing voices. Thamsanqa Jantjie did describe his qualifications for being a sign language interpreter, but told The Star he works for an interpreting company that paid him $85 for interpreting Tuesday's event. He told Radio 702 Thursday he's receiving treatment for schizophrenia and had an episode while on stage.

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President Barack Obama delivers his speech next to a sign language interpreter during a memorial service at FNB Stadium in honor of Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 in Soweto, near Johannesburg. The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says the man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in a soccer stadium was a “fake” who simply made up gestures during various speeches by world leaders, including that of President Pranab Mukherjee

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In this file photo from Dec.10, 2013, Thamsanqa Jantjie, right, interprets in sign language for US President Barack Obama during his remarks at a memorial service at FNB Stadium in honor of Nelson Mandela in Soweto, near Johannesburg. Earlier dismissed as a fake who simply made up his own "non-sensical" hand gestures during various world leaders'addresses. Amid security concerns, it has now emerged that he is receiving treatment for schizophrenia and had an episode while on stage but insisted that he was a "champion" interpreter.

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Visually impaired children of the Happy Home School sing a song during a memorial service for late former South African President Nelson Mandela in Mumbai.

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South African mourners, wave and shout as the hearse carrying the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela passes by, in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Social activist Anna Hazare pays floral tribute to a wax statue of Nelson Mandela during the second day of his indefinite hunger strike for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

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A man forms a heart when taking part in a march for former President Nelson Mandela outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where the body of Mandela lies in state for three days. Each morning his remains will be transported from the mortuary to the government buildings.

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The procession for former South African president Nelson Mandela makes its way through the streets of Pretoria, South Africa.

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South African mourners hold posters of former president Nelson Mandela, while chanting slogans as the convoy transporting the body of Nelson Mandela passes by, in Pretoria, South Africa.

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US President Barack Obama greets Cuban President Raul Castro at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, during the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela. The handshake between the leaders of the two Cold War enemies came during a ceremony that's focused on Mandela's legacy of reconciliation.

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President Barrack Obama embraces Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Madikizela–Mandela after making his speech during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg.

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India’s President Pranab Mukherjee speaks during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Laura Bush, Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Former U.S. President George W. Bush listen to speakers during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.

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President Barrack Obama speaks at the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.

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President Barack Obama kisses Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg.

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A grinning US President Barack Obama with Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt and British PM David Cameron pose for a selfie at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. Michelle Obama, however, does not look too thrilled.

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A sea of umbrellas in the arena as rain lashes down during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Images of Nelson Mandela through the years are flashed upon a screen during the memorial service at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

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People arrive for the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa.

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An image of former South African president Nelson Mandela is projected on a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, ahead of his memorial service.

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A little girl warms her hands over candles placed between flowers outside of the house of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.

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The South African Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, is adorned with images of former president Nelson Mandela.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel signs a condolence book for former South African president Nelson Mandela at South Africa's embassy in Berlin.

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MS Dhoni, observes a period of silence for the passing of former South African president Nelson Mandela prior to the start of their One Day International cricket match against South Africa in Durban.

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Allahabad University student pay tributes to a sand sculpture of Nelson Mandela near the river bank of Ganga at Sangam.

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School Children lighting candles to pay tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela at a school on the outskirts of Chennai.

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An ostrich egg, center, painted with the face of former South African president Nelson Mandela, on a stall, in a street that sells African style art to tourists in the city of Cape Town, South Africa.

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File photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a function in Johannesburg.

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File photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela with the then President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Johannesburg in Sept 2004.

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File photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela with the then President Shankar Dayal Sharma and Prime Minister P.V. Narsimha Rao in New Delhi in Jan 2005.

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File photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela with the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Durban.

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Members paying tributes to former South African President Nelson Mandela in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. Mandela, 95, died at his home in Johannesburg.

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File photo of former South African President Nelson Mandela with Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Mandela, 95, died in Johannesburg.

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This is a selection of front pages from the British National newspapers reporting the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela. Mandela passed away early Friday after a long illness. He was 95.

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Early morning commuters stand in silence in memory of former South African president Nelson Mandela beside his statue in Parliament Square, London.

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This file photo from 1994 shows Nelson Mandela. Mandela, the former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who waged a long and ultimately victorious struggle against apartheid, died. He was 95.

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A framed portrait of former president Nelson Mandela and flowers are placed outside his Johannesburg home. The anti-apartheid icon passed away early Friday after a long illness.

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Flowers are placed at the base of a statue of Nelson Mandela at the South African Embassy in Washington. Mandela passed away on early Friday. He was 95.

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A message on a floral tribute is left for Nelson Mandela outside South African High Commission in London. Mandela died on early Friday in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long illness. He was 95.

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A woman lights a candle for Nelson Mandela outside South African High Commission in London. Mandela, South Africa's first black president, died on Early Friday in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long illness. He was 95.

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Flowers left by well-wishers lean against the sculpture "Free Nelson Mandela" in Piedmont Park on Dec. 5, 2013 in honor of the former South African president who died earlier in the day.

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In this June 27, 2013 file photo, giant photographs of former South African President Nelson Mandela are displayed at the Nelson Mandela Legacy Exhibition at the Civic Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. South African President Jacob Zuma announced his death: "My Fellow South Africans, Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic nation has departed. He passed on peacefully in the company of his family around 20h50 on the 5th of December 2013"

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An electronic billboard displays Nelson Mandela's photo in New York's Times Square. South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, a milestone capped by news that the former president's health was improving after fears that he was close to death during ongoing hospital treatment.

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Well-wishers carry a large banner of Nelson Mandela as they march up and down outside the gates of the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa. South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, a milestone capped by news that the former president's health was improving after fears that he was close to death during ongoing hospital treatment.

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A child passes a container bearing a portrait of former president Nelson Mandela set up to collect books for underprivileged children, at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Grandson Ndaba Mandela embraces a student from East Bank High during the Mandela Day activities in Alexandra township in South Africa.South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, a milestone capped by news that the former president's health was improving after fears that he was close to death during ongoing hospital treatment.

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A portrait representing former South African President Nelson Mandela is displayed on the windows of a building as lights inside the building reflect in downtown Cape Town, South Africa. South Africa celebrated Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, a milestone capped by news that the former president's health was improving after fears that he was close to death during ongoing hospital treatment.

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A young member of the Maitibolo Cultural Troupe, who came to dance for well-wishers in honor of Nelson Mandela, poses for well-wishers in front of a placard of Mandela, outside the entrance to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.

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A woman signs a birthday card for former president Nelson Mandela during the Nelson Mandela Football Invitational soccer match between Manchester City and Super Sport at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.

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A woman walks by a mural of former South African President Nelson Mandela in the Soweto township on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Graca Machel, wife of former president Nelson Mandela, attends a fundraising drive for a children's hospital that will be named after the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader in Johannesburg.

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Mandla Mandela grandson of former president Nelson Mandela, and his mother Nolusapho Mandela at a news conference in Mvezo, South Africa.

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U.S. President Back Obama peers out from Section B, prison cell No. 5, on Robben Island, South Africa where Former South African president Nelson Mandela's spent 18-years of his 27-year prison term.

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Members of MK hold a framed photograph of former South African President Nelson Mandela, outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where he is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Two girls embrace stand in front of posters of South African President Nelson Mandela at the entrance to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.

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A street vendor selling banners from the African National Congress featuring images of Nelson Mandela stands by his wares outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrives for a press statement in front the house of her former husband and former South African President Nelson Mandela in Soweto.

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Well wishers hold balloons and chant prayers at the entrance to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Fans of Nelson Mandela pray for his speedy recovery in Bengaluru.

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A young boy rests by a large picture of former South African President Nelson Mandela placed by the Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa. In a statement released by the Presidency, South African President Jacob Zuma said: "I cancelled my visit to Mozambique so that I can see him (Mandela) and confer with the doctors. He is much better than he was when I saw him last night. The medical team continues to do a sterling job."

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1994 Mandela revisits his Robben Island prison cell