A woman walks past a banner showing former president Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, Dec. 9, 2013.
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Five Days of Remembering Nelson Mandela

In his speech at the memorial honoring Nelson Mandela Tuesday, President Obama praised the late world leader as “a giant of history.” For the next five days, South Africans and citizens of the world join Obama in mourning the anti-apartheid leader before he is set to be buried on Dec. 15.

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Five Days of Remembering Nelson Mandela