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TO GO WITH WITH STORY BY JUSTINE GERARDY School children play on June 11, 2013 on a dusty playground at the Nelson Mandela No-Moscow Primary School in Qunu, near Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, where former South African president Nelson Mandela grew up before returning to the village after his term as president. . In the rural South African village where he once roamed as a boy, the lowered flags at Nelson Mandela's homestead are a constant reminder of his absence. Ill health forced the 94-year-old, now battling a lung infection in hospital, to leave Qunu months ago, but his latest illness has sparked prayers, worry and resignation in his home town. AFP PHOTO / JENNIFER BRUCE (Photo credit should read JENNIFER BRUCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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TO GO WITH WITH STORY BY JUSTINE GERARDY School children play on June 11, 2013 on a dusty playground at the Nelson Mandela No-Moscow Primary School in Qunu, near Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, where former South African president Nelson Mandela grew up before returning to the village after his term as president. . In the rural South African village where he once roamed as a boy, the lowered flags at Nelson Mandela's homestead are a constant reminder of his absence. Ill health forced the 94-year-old, now battling a lung infection in hospital, to leave Qunu months ago, but his latest illness has sparked prayers, worry and resignation in his home town. AFP PHOTO / JENNIFER BRUCE (Photo credit should read JENNIFER BRUCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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