Remembering Global Icon Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela
Former South African president and Nobel peace prize laureate Nelson Mandela joins guests at his home in Cape Town, on August 20, 2008 to celebrate his 90th birthday year, at an event organised by the Mandela Rhodes Foundation (MRF). AFP PHOTO/RODGER BOSCH
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Nelson Mandela
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 03: Nelson Mandela smiles during a lunch to Benefit the Mandela Children's Foundation as part of the celebrations of the opening of the new One&Only Cape Town resort on April 3, 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa. The One&Only is Sol Kerzner's first hotel in his home country since 1992. The 130 room property is One&Only's first Urban resort and sits in the fashionable Waterfront district. Celebrities from all over the world including Mariah Carey, Clint Eastwood, Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, Thandie Newton and Marisa Tomei will attend the event. Gordon Ramsay will be launching his first restaurant in Africa at the resort, Maze and Robert De Niro will be opening Nobu. Nelson Mandela will be attending an intimate luncheon at Maze on Friday to celebrate his long-standing relationship with Mr. Kerzner.
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Nelson Mandela
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 03: Nelson Mandela raises a glass during a lunch to Benefit the Mandela Children's Foundation as part of the celebrations of the opening of the new One&Only Cape Town resort on April 3, 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa. The One&Only is Sol Kerzner's first hotel in his home country since 1992. The 130 room property is One&Only's first Urban resort and sits in the fashionable Waterfront district. Celebrities from all over the world including Mariah Carey, Clint Eastwood, Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, Thandie Newton, Marisa Tomei will attend the event. Gordon Ramsay will be launching his first restaurant in Africa at the resort, Maze and Robert De Niro will be opening Nobu. Nelson Mandela will be attending an intimate luncheon at Maze on Friday to celebrate his long-standing relationship with Mr. Kerzner.
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Nelson Mandela
File photo of African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela and his then-wife Winnie at their wedding in 1957. This copy was taken from the family album the original was by Alf Khumalo.
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Nelson Mandela
South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela shown in a file photo dated 1957 posing with his wife Winnie during their wedding.
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Nelson Mandela
A file photo dated 1961 of South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela.
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Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela and wife Winnie raise fists upon Mandela release from Victor Verster prison, 11 February 1990 in Paarl. After the banning of the ANC in 1960, Nelson Mandela argued for the setting up of a military wing within the ANC. On June 12, 1964, eight of the accused, including Mandela, were sentenced to life imprisonment. Nelson Mandela was released 11 February 1990. AFP PHOTO WALTER DHLADHLA
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Nelson Mandela
during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Nelson Mandela
during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela shown in a file photo dated 12 February 1990 posing for photographers in Cape Town during a photo session after his first press conference after his liberation from jail.
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Nelson Mandela
Former South African president Nelson Mandela's, (L) points from the parliament gallery in Cape Town on February 11, 2010 during a celebration for the 20th year of the icon's freedom from apartheid prison. Lawmakers cheered and sang "Nelson Mandela, there is none like you" as the 91-year-old former president took his seat in the chamber, accompanied by his wife Graca Machel, smiling and waving in response. AFP PHOTO/SCHALK VAN ZUYDAM
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Nelson Mandela
QUNU, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 17: In this handout provided by the Clinton Foundation, former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) poses with former South African President Nelson Mandela on the eve of his 94th birthday at his residence July 17, 2012 in Qunu, South Africa. Along with his daughter Chelsea, Clinton met with Mandela for 90 minutes.
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Nelson Mandela
South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela waves as he arrives to attend the 2010 World Cup football final Netherlands vs. Spain on July 11, 2010 at Soccer City stadium in Soweto, suburban Johannesburg. NO PUSH TO MOBILE / MOBILE USE SOLELY WITHIN EDITORIAL ARTICLE - AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX
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Nelson Mandela
This file picture taken on June 17, 2010 shows former South African President Nelson Mandela arriving for the funeral of his great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela at St Stithian?s College Chapel in Sandton, north of Johannesburg. Nelson Mandela was hospitalised on March 9, 2013 for a "scheduled medical check-up", the presidency said, months after he underwent treatment for lung infection and gallstones. AFP PHOTO/ POOL/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Nelson Mandela
(FILES) A picture taken on June 17, 2010 shows former South African President Nelson Mandela in Sandton. Nelson Mandela was in "good spirits" on March 29, 2013 as he spent a second day in hospital, in the latest health scare for the revered icon, South Africa's presidency said. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE
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Nelson Mandela
South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990, in Paris, to have talks with French president Francois Mitterrand. Nelson Mandela, who was released from jail on 11 February 1990, is in Paris for a two-day official visit.
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