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The New Yorker pays tribute to the anti-apartheid icon and South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela.

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Nelson Mandela spoke to all generations.

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For Britain’s "The Sun" newspaper, Mandela was a modern-day “warrior” whose legend lives on.

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On Friday, Mandela’s image was splashed across newspaper front pages around the world.


In India, a man takes in the news of Mandela’s passing.


Flowers outside the South African embassy in Beijing.


Candles and messages outside his former home in Soweto, which is a museum to his legacy.


In Johannesburg, South Africans write a final farewell to the father of their "Rainbow Nation".

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The Apollo Theatre in Harlem changed its famed billboard in remembrance of Mandela, who "changed our world".


A young man holds up a candle in front of a portrait of the South African leader in Harlem, New York.

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