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Posted: December 11, 2013 at 3:47 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “To the people of South Africa — people of every race and every walk of life — the world thanks you for sharing Nelson Mandela with us.” U.S. President Barack Obama, at a memorial service for Mandela, a former South African president and anti-apartheid activist

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