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Nelson Mandela dies at age 95; South Africa's president says 'we've lost our greatest son'

FILE - In this June 15, 1990 file photo, Pope John Paul II, right, shakes hands with Nelson Mandela, deputy leader of African National Congress, during a private audience at the Vatican. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95.
Image Credit: AP Photo/Claudio Luffoli, File
December 05, 2013 - 1:49 PM

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.

Jacob Zuma says "we've lost our greatest son."

LINKS:

Quotes from Mandela in Canada: 'Our victory has become your victory' - The Canadian Press

Mandela said he found inspiration in Canadian respect for diversity - The Canadian Press

Nelson Mandela inspired music, movies and literature - The Associated Press

Major events in the life of Nelson Mandela - The Associated Press

Nelson Mandela, hero of South Africa, dies at 95 - CTV

Friends and family gather at Nelson Mandela's side - The Telegraph

The Nelson Mandela Foundation

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