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Nelson Mandela passes away at the age 95

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The country of South Africa is mourning the death of Nelson Mandela.

Mandela had a number of issues with his health in recent years including repeated hospitalizations with a chronic lung infection.

The 95–year old civil rights leader and former South African President spent 27-years in prison before emerging to topple apartheid and bring equal rights to black South Africans.


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