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South Africa Loses Its ´Greatest
Son´: Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Cybercast News Service, by Patrick Goodenough

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 12/6/2013 1:13:26 PM

South Africans had been preparing themselves for many months, but when the news broke late on Thursday night local time it still came as a shock: Nelson Mandela, one of the most widely-admired and recognizable figures of the 20th century and beyond, had died, aged 95. “Our nation has lost its greatest son,” South African President Jacob Zuma said in televised statement. “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.” Tributes flooded in from across the world; news organizations set aside schedules to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 12/6/2013 2:20:21 PM     (No. 9643273)

Barf alert!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: yuban, 12/6/2013 2:31:08 PM     (No. 9643291)

Doesn´t say much for South Africa.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: viking diver, 12/6/2013 3:00:29 PM     (No. 9643326)

guess they forgot to mention he was in jail for killing and other so not nice projects he was heavily involved with. then there was his association with the PLO´s Yasser Arifat, Cuba´s Fidel Castro and a host of more not so nice guys after he was let out of jail, but hey why let facts get in the way of any news story. One last note his wife at the time loved to kill off anyone who didn´t believe in their cause by "necklacing" look that one up to gruesome to discuss.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/6/2013 3:20:05 PM     (No. 9643362)

One less Marxist.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jj1319, 12/6/2013 4:17:46 PM     (No. 9643414)

Jody Sheckter must still be alive.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Chief1942, 12/6/2013 4:35:37 PM     (No. 9643438)

The world just lost another avowed communist. But not to worry, there are plenty of them in the American congress to take his place.

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