Mandela buried in home village

South Africans say farewell to anti-apartheid champion

Posted: December 16, 2013 at 5:53 a.m.

Military personnel line the route as former South African President Nelson Mandela's casket is taken to its burial place in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Felix Dlangamandla, Pool)

QUNU, South Africa — Anti-apartheid champion Nelson Mandela was buried in his home village Sunday after a funeral that mixed ancient tribal rituals with a display of the might of the new, integrated South Africa.

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