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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    A boy from the Northlen Primary school completes a Happy Birthday message for former South African President Nelson Mandela in Durban, July 18, 2013. Nelson Mandela spent his 95th birthday in hospital but his health was "steadily improving", South Africa's presidency said, as people around the world honored his legacy with charitable acts.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Children hold placards as they gather to wish former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, where he is being treated, in Pretoria July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Well-wishers hold a giant banner with an image of former South African President Nelson Mandela as they gather to wish him a happy birthday outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, where he is being treated, in Pretoria, July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Children from Northlen Primary school in Durban sing "Happy Birthday" for former South Africa President Nelson Mandela in Durban, July, 18 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    South African President Jacob Zuma and Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula look on as a band plays before well-wishers gathered to wish former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday outside the hospital where he is being treated in Pretoria, July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wear pins with an image of former South African President Nelson Mandela during an informal meeting of the plenary of the General Assembly to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu and staff from the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy hold up a poster wishing Nelson Mandela a happy birthday at the Marconi Beam Public Primary School in Cape Town, July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Nelson Mandela's grandson Zondwa Mandela gives out food parcels as they celebrate Mandela Day with 67 minutes of public service to honour the 67 years Mandela served humanity by first fighting against white-minority rule and then consolidating racial harmony when he was president, at the SOS children's home in Mamelodi township outside Pretoria, July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Grandson Ndaba Mandela embraces a student from East Bank High during the Mandela Day activities in Alexandra township, South Africa, July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    South African children from a Johannesburg pre-school sit before a chalk board with a message wishing former President Nelson Mandela a happy birthday, July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    A well-wisher writes a message of support outside the hospital where ailing former President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, July 16, 2013. Mandela turns 95 on July 18.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Students hold candles and a portrait of Nelson Mandela during the celebrations to mark Mandela's 95th birthday in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura July 18, 2013.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    A portrait of Nelson Mandela is displayed in front of cyclists at the kilometer zero to celebrate the birthday of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Gap, before the start of the 172.5 km eighteenth stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 18, 2013 between Gap and Alpe-d'Huez, French Alps.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Schoolchildren sing "Happy Birthday" to former South African President Nelson Mandela at Phefeni High School, opposite Mandela's former home in Soweto Township on July 18, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    Children from the Tembisa Day Care of Soweto hold up a birthday card in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday at the Nelson Mandela House in the Orlando West section of Soweto, July 18, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    People celebrate the 95th birthday of their "Father of the Nation" Nelson Mandela, July 18, 2013, in Pretoria, South Africa.
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  • Nelson Mandela turns 95

    A balloon with a portrait of former South African President Nelson Mandela floats above heads of well-wishers during his birthday, July 18, 2013, outside the Medi Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria.
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