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Painted stones with messages are seen after being placed outside... News PhotoBody Paint,Fan - Enthusiast,Former,Horizontal,Human Interest,Johannesburg,Message,Nelson Mandela,One Person,People,Residential Building,South AfricaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPainted stones with messages are seen after being placed outside former South African President Nelson Mandela's residence in Johannesburg by well-wishers 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)