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    A young Nelson Mandela is seen in this undated photo.
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    Nelson Mandela in his youth circa 1950.
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    Nelson Mandela married Winnie Madikizela in June 14, 1958.
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    South African anti-apartheid activist, revolutionary and politician Nelson Mandela on visit to London in 1962.
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    In 1987 political prisoner Nelson Mandela fell ill with early signs of tuberculosis and was hospitalized at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town. Protesters and well-wishers gathered outside to show their support for him and the apartheid struggle.
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    Anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela and his wife Winnie raise fists upon Mandela's release from Victor Verster prison, Feb. 11, 1990 in Paarl.
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    South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela and Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda wave to the crowd as they arrive at a mass rally of ANC, at Independent Stadium, March 3, 1990, in Lusaka, seat of the exiled ANC. Nelson Mandela, who was released from jail in February, is in Zambia to attend a meeting of ANC National Executive Committee.
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    African National Congress (ANC) President Nelson Mandela raises his fist in the air as he attends an election rally in Mmabatho, South Africa, March 15, 1994.
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    ANC President Nelson Mandela sits next to an election campaign poster as he listens to an official of the ANC in front of some 20,000 supporters at the Soweto stadium in South Africa, April 23, 1994, three days ahead of South Africa's all race national elections.
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  • Nelson Mandela Through the Years

    President-Elect Nelson Mandela, left, and President F.W. de klerk stand at attention as they listen to the country's two national anthems outside parliament in Cape Town, May 9, 1994. Mr. Mandela is to be formally inaugurated as the country's first black president.
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    Archbishop Desmond Tutu introduces Nelson Mandela to the crowd at the City Hall, Cape Town, South Africa, May 11, 1994.
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    Springbok captain Francois Pienaar receives the Rugby World Cup from South African President Nelson Mandela at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, June 24, 1995. Wearing the team uniform, Nelson Mandela presenting the winning trophy was widely seen as a major step towards unifying white and black South Africans.
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    South African President Nelson Mandela chips a rock Feb. 10, 1995 in the quarry where he endured hard labor for 12 of his 19 years in the notorious Robben Island prison off the coast of Cape Town.
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    President Nelson Mandela with his wife Graca Machel during a journey on the Blue Train in October 1997.
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    From left, South African President Nelson Mandela, U.S. President Bill Clinton, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and Graca Machel talk inside the Section B, prison cell No. 5 at the Robben Island, South Africa prison, March 27, 1998.
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    Former South African President Nelson Mandela lands a "straight left" to the chin of former World Champion Muhammad Ali as South African Special Olympics Athlete Rofhiwa looks on at the Global Youth Summit, hosted by Timothy Shriver, President of Special Olympics, in Dublin, June 21, 2003.
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    Irish rock star Bono and former South African president Nelson Mandela are pictured after meeting at Mandela's home in Johannesburg, May 25, 2002. Bono and US Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill are in the country on the second leg of their African tour to highlight the need for development aid to the world's poorest continent.
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    Former South African President Nelson Mandela waves during the Nelson Mandela 46664 World AIDS Day Concert in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2007.
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    Former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela poses with his grandchildren, at his home in Qunu, South Africa, July 18, 2008. Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon, spend his 90th birthday at home in Qunu with his family, and the whole village is celebrating.
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    Former South African President Nelson Mandela, center left, waves next to his wife Graca Machel, center right, as they are driven across the field ahead of the World Cup final soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 11, 2010.
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    In this photo from Feb. 2, 2013, Nelson Mandela, 95, sits holding his great grandson Zen Manaway, 1, at home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Zen, the youngest in the Mandela family, is traveling in the U.S. with his mother Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway and his aunt Swati Dlamini, as the sisters promote their new reality TV series "Being Mandela."
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