From Prisoner to President: Mandela's Impact on the World
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Through the Rubble
Poverty, injustice and the threat of violence haunted South Africa in the years Mandela was a prisoner. In this photo, a woman who escaped a squatter camp in the Cape takes with her all that is left of her house.
Photos courtesy of "Mandela: The Authorized Portrait," Andrew McMeel Publishing.
Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, credited with ending apartheid there, died Thursday, Dec, 5, 2013
. He was 95 years old.
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