South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela

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Mourners write in condolence books as they gather to honour late... News PhotoBook,Cape Town,Consoling,Death,Former,Grand Parade,Honor,Horizontal,Human Interest,Making,Mourner,Nelson Mandela,People,Politics,President,South Africa,SpeechPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMourners write in condolence books as they gather to honour late South African former president Nelson Mandela at an inter-faith service on December 6, 2013, held at the Grand Parade in Cape Town, where Mandela made his first speech as a free man in 1990. 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. Mandela, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades in prison, had been receiving treatment for a lung infection at his Johannesburg home since September, after three months in hospital in a critical state. AFP PHOTO/JENNIFER BRUCE (Photo credit should read JENNIFER BRUCE/AFP/Getty Images)