Remembering Nelson Mandela

Robert Taylor grew up in Cape Town. He became an anti-apartheid activist as a young man - to the point that his apartment was raided in 1980, and he left for the United States - on the advice of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

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FILE - in this Feb. 13, 1990 file photo, African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, flanked by his wife, Winnie, and Walter Sisulu appears before the fully-packed Soccer City Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, where he made his first address in his hometown since his release from prison. Sisulu was one of seven people sentenced with Mandela to life in prison for sabotage and plotting to overthrow the white government in what was known as the Rivonia treason trial. Sisulu died in 2003. South Africa's president Jacob Zuma says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Udo Weitz, File)
Photo by Udo Weitz
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Original article: Remembering Nelson Mandela

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