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As student, Obama drew inspiration from Mandela

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. But as Obama prepares to honor Mandela at a memorial service Tuesday in South Africa, people close to the...

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