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S. African statesman Mandela dead at 95

Posted: December 6, 2013 at 3:31 a.m.

Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela joined former President Bill Clinton in Philadelphia on July 4, 1993, for a ceremony during which Clinton presented Mandela with the Philadelphia Liberty Medal.

Nelson Mandela, the freedom fighter who emerged from 27 years in prison to become South Africa’s first elected black president and a global symbol of reconciliation, has died. He was 95.

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