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Nelson Mandela – a life in photos

by | 11th, December 2012

NELSON Mandela was the most famous prisoner in the world. Then South Africa saw sense and the light. The country’s white leaders let him go. He became a global superstar. Celebrities formed a line outside his lounge to meet him. Heads of State swooned – including some nasty characters. Nelson met them all evenly:


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South African President F.W. De Klerk announces the release of Nelson Mandela at a news conference in Cape Town, South Africa, Saturday, Feb. 10, 1990. Mandela, who has spent more than 27 years in prison, will be released Sunday afternoon. (AP Photo/Adil Bradlow)

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