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Young Soweto residents are pictured near pantings of anti-apartheid... News PhotoAfrica,Anti-Apartheid,Child,Civilian,Close To,Effigy,Girls,History,Horizontal,Hospital,Human Interest,Moving Past,Mural,Nelson Mandela,People,Politics,Slum,South Africa,SowetoPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPYoung Soweto residents are pictured near pantings of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela in Soweto, where Mandela once lived, on June 24, 2013. A statement issued by the South African government reported that former South African president Nelson Mandela's health was in a critical stage after his condition in hospital worsened over the course of 24 hours. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)