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A young member of the Maitibolo Cultural Troupe, in front of a placard of Mandela.
Nelson Mandela with US singer Beyonce Knowles and British singer Annie Lennox on Robben Island in Cape Town.
AP Photo/Obed Zilwa
Irish rock star Bono, right, and Nelson Mandela pose after meeting at Mandela\(***)s residence at Houghton in Johannesburg, South Africa.
AP Photo/Juda Ngwenya, File
Nelson Mandela, left, and actor Sidney Poitier appear at a news conference in Cape Town. Poitier is in South Africa making a film in which he portrays Mandela.
AP Photo/Sasa Kralj, File
Nelson Mandela guides Pope John Paul II after they met at Johannesburg International Airport, at the start of the pope\(***)s first official visit to the country.
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Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton and South African President F W de Klerk attend the Freedom Medal ceremonies in Philadelphia on July 4, 1993.
Nelson Mandela smiles as he formally announces his retirement from public life at his foundation(***)s offices in Johannesburg in June 1, 2004.
Mandela dies after battling a lung infection for more than three months. He was 95.
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Environment, Europe, Sweden
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Human Rights, Politics, Racism
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Polio, Asia, Pakistan
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Human Rights, India, Asia
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Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
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Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
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