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Posted: December 13, 2013 at 5:40 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I was in a very difficult position.” Thamsanqa Jantjie, the man accused of faking sign-language interpretation at Nelson Mandela’s memorial, who said Thursday that he has schizophrenia and hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium during the event

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