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A child reads a get well note on a balloon during a candle lit vigil... News PhotoCandle,Child,Music,Nelson Mandela,One Person,People,Politics,Praying,Pretoria,Reading,Religion,South Africa,Vertical,VigilPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA child reads a get well note on a balloon during a candle lit vigil outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria where a community group prayed and sang religious songs in support of Nelson Mandela who is receiving treatment there, on June 25, 2013. Mandela's close family gathered today at his rural homestead to discuss the failing health of the South African anti-apartheid icon who was fighting for his life in hospital. Messages of support poured in from around the world for the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who spent 27 years behind bars for his struggle under white minority rule and went on to become South Africa's first black president. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)