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World unites while mourning Mandela

Posted: December 7, 2013 at 1:32 a.m.

Flags across several continents fell to half-staff early Friday, and South Africans poured into the streets at daybreak in mourning for Nelson Mandela, a liberator whose life spanned nearly a century and whose model for dignity and peacemaking was admired across the world.

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