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    RIP Nelson Mandela [W:39:56:99]

    BBC News - South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies

    May he rest in peace... a great man.
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    Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95

    Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose stubborn defiance survived 27 years in prison and led to the dismantling of the country's racist and brutal apartheid system, has died. Mandela was 95 years old.Mandela had a number of issues with his health in recent years including repeated hospitalizations with a chronic lung infection.
    Mandela had been listed in "serious but stable condition" for since he entered the hospital June 8.
    In April, Mandela spent 18 days in the hospital due to a lung infection and was treated for gall stones in December 2012.
    Mandela's public appearances had become increasingly rare as he dealt with his declining health.
    His last public appearance was in July of 2010, when he attended the final match and closing ceremonies of the soccer World Cup held in South Africa.


    Read more @: Nelson Mandela Dead: Former South African President Dies at 95 - ABC News

    A great leader and a great man is gone. RIP Nelson Mandela.



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    re: RIP Nelson Mandela [W:28, W:56]

    Awwww...... that's terrible news!

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    re: RIP Nelson Mandela [W:28, W:56]

    Rest in peace, great leader.
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    re: RIP Nelson Mandela [W:28, W:56]

    A true icon.

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    re: RIP Nelson Mandela [W:28, W:56]

    RIP. One of the greatest freedom fighters, politicians, civil rights leader, social activist, and revolutionary. RIP Nelson Mandela.


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    re: RIP Nelson Mandela [W:28, W:56]

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Awwww...... that's terrible news!
    I think he's been pretty sick.
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    re: RIP Nelson Mandela [W:28, W:56]

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    BBC News - South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies

    May he rest in peace... a great man.
    I would agree - my condolences to his family and the good people of South Africa and the African continent in general.
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    Re: Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95

    He was a communist who adopted a socialist face. I never considered him a great leader. If anything, he was a symbol while his wife did all the dirty work. Either way, I hope he had a relationship with God.

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    re: RIP Nelson Mandela [W:28, W:56]

    I get the feeling that they couldn't postpone switching him off any longer. Hopefully the family squabbles have been fixed. RIP.
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