The Body Of Former South African President Nelson Mandela Lies In State

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A boy stands amongst flowers and messages left in memory of late... News PhotoBoys,Cape Town,Child,Death,Flower,Former,Horizontal,Message,Nelson Mandela,Night,Politics,President,South Africa,Standing,VigilPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA boy stands amongst flowers and messages left in memory of late South African former president Nelson Mandela at a night vigil in front of the Cape Town City Hall, on December 14, 2013, in Cape Town. Nelson Mandela's remains were returned to his beloved rural childhood village ahead of a traditional burial on Sunday, the final leg of his exceptional 95-year journey. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, died in Johannesburg on December 5 at age 95. AFP PHOTO/RODGER BOSCH (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)