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More On The Life of The Late Nelson Mandela

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Former South African President and human rights activist Nelson Mandela passed away earlier this afternoon at the age of 95.

My friend Vic Porcelli, from the “Vic and Trish Morning Show,”  looked back on his long, incredible life.  You can read his recap  HERE.

The tributes are rolling in from current and former world leaders, politicians, celebrities and those he touched by the grace with which he lived his life.

President Obama, former Presidents Clinton and Bush and world leaders from across the political divide have all weighed in on Twitter this afternoon.

Nelson Mandela was the inspiration for many musicians over the years as well  including the likes of U2, Peter Gabriel and Queen.

Remember this 1985 video by Artists Against Apartheid–”Sun City”?

 

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