ESL News Helper (Dec. 12, 2013) – World Grieves Nelson Mandela’s Death

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World grieves Nelson Mandela’s death

 Nelson Mandela, whose successful struggle against South Africa’s apartheid system of racial segregation and discrimination made him a global symbol for the cause of human rights and earned him the Nobel Prize, died. He was 95.
Gary Strauss @gbstrauss, USA TODAY6:55 a.m. EST December 6, 2013
Nelson Mandela’s death prompted an outpouring of grief from world leaders and others who honored the beloved South African leader’s life and legacy.

Convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment for leading a campaign of sabotage and conspiracy against the government, Mandela spent 27 years behind…

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