Obama, World Leaders Praise “Giant of History” at Mandela Memorial

Marie-Louise Gumuchian of CNN reports that world leaders, from President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro, commemorated the remarkable life of former South African President Nelson Mandela at his memorial service. “We will never see the likes of Nelson Mandela again,” Obama said. “To the people of South Africa — people of every race and every walk of life — the world thanks you for sharing Nelson Mandela with us.”

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