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Nelson Mandela, dead at 95


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Nelson Mandela, dead at 95

South African President Jacob Zuma announced today that Nelson Mandela died in his home: "Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father. Although we knew that this day would come, nothing can diminish our sense of a profound and enduring loss."

Arrested in 1962, Mr. Mandela spent 27 years in prison after being convicted of treason and eventually became a symbol of the anti-apartheid movement (Polgreen, 2013; Fox News, 2013).

"He inspired a generation of activists, left...
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