Nelson Mandela Rests at Home after Hospital Stint

Former South African president recovers after battle with pneumonia.
2:03 | 04/07/13

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To nelson mandela, waking up in his own home this morning after his latest stint in the hospital one that had south africa on tether hook. Ron, good morning to you. Reporter: Good morning, dan. Outside of mandela's home, it's fair to say that a lot of people in this country they feared for the worst when mandela was rushed to the hospital. Ultimately diagnosed as pneumonia. Mandela managed to pull through again. Ambulance with mandela inside. Left pretoria hospital. Later seen arriving at his home. He was released from the hospital on saturday. Following a sustained and granl wall improvement in his general condition. It was his third hospitalization since december. The third time that he's fought back from a serious lung ailment. A fellow activist imprisoned with mandela said that even in decline mandela remains tough. I have known throughout his life to be a fighter. Tough, yes. But he'll be 95 in july and is his health is increasingly fragile. During this latest hospitalization, the government made statements preparing the public for the inevitable. How long before he's back to the hospital? I thought, okay, when will he go back in? Actually, because it's been a recurring thing. Reporter: For now, mandela is home, resting with his wife and family. And home and get wag the government calls getting high-quality medical care. Ron, we miss you and we look forward to seeing you back here next morning.

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