South Africa Mourns Death Of Nelson Mandela

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A woman wearing a South African flag holds flowers before laying them... News PhotoAdult,Cape Town,Death,Flag,Flower,Former,Grand Parade - Cape Town,Holding,Horizontal,Human Interest,Making,Nelson Mandela,People,Politics,President,South Africa,Speech,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA woman wearing a South African flag holds flowers before laying them with others in front of a picture of late South African former president Nelson Mandela on December 6, 2013 during an inter-faith service 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)