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World mourns Nelson Mandela's death

8:40 PM, Dec 5, 2013   |    comments
  • Newly elected African National Congress President Nelson Mandela and his wife, Winnie, greet the crowd after arriving at a rally and a week-long national ANC conference held inside South Africa for the first time in 30 years on July 7, 1991. John Parkin, AP
  • A portrait of Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where he was being treated in Pretoria, South Africa. Themba Hadebe, AP
  • Pedestrians pass beneath the Apollo Theatre marquee commemorating the life of South African leader Nelson Mandela, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. John Minchillo, AP
  • An artist who goes by the name "Franco the Great" stands in front of a mural of South African leader Nelson Mandela that he painted in 1995, and later added U.S. President Barack Obama, on 125th Street in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. John Minchillo ,AP
  • Keaton Anderson, 10, poses for a photograph for his father Dijon Anderson, of Bowie, Md., as they visit the statue of Nelson Mandela at the South African Embassy in Washington, which is currently under renovation. Charles Dharapak, AP
  • Patrons gather at the Madiba South African restaurant following the announcement of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. John Moore, Getty Images
  • South African police set up a cordon outside the house of former South African president Nelson Mandela after his death. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died at age 95. Alexander Joe, AFP/Getty Images
  • People examine a painting by Brazilian muralist Eduardo Kobra that features the face of Nelson Mandela on a wall on Highland Avenue in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Mandela, the former prisoner of Apartheid who rose to the presidency of South Africa, died Thursday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) ORG XMIT: CARS201 Reed Saxon AP
  • A man holds up candles to a mural depicting former South African President and civil rights champion Nelson Mandela, who died today, on Dec 5, 2013 in the Harlem neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York. Andrew Burton, Getty Images
  • England cricketers observe a minutes silence to mark the passsing of former South African president Nelson Mandela on the second day of the second Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia in Adelaide. Saeed Khan, AFP/Getty Images
  • A man prays under the marquee at the historic Apollo Theater, which announced the death of former South African President and civil rights champion Nelson Mandela. Andrew Burton, Getty Images
  • Sowetans mourn the death of former President Nelson Mandela outside Mandela's former home, now a museum, in Soweto, South Africa. AP
  • Australian and English cricket fans observe a minute's silence to mark the passsing of former South African president Nelson Mandela on the second day of the second Ashes cricket Test match in Adelaide on Dec 6. William West AFP/Getty Images
  • President Obama makes a statement at the White House regarding the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela. Incumbent South African President Jacob Zuma announced that Mandela has died at the age of 95. Alex Wong, Getty Images
  • South Africans hold a candlelight vigil outside the house of former South African president Nelson Mandela following his death in Johannesburg on Dec 5. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died aged 95. Alexander Joe, AFP/Getty Images
  • People light a candle for former president Nelson Mandela on Dec. 5, 2013, outside his home in Johannesburg, South Africa,after hearing of his death. Denis Farrell, AP
    
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People around the world are mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, who passed away Thursday at the age of 95.

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