Nelson Mandela, South Africa's Peacemaker, Dies

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December 05, 2013 AT 2:46 PM
Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness. South Africa's first black president spent nearly one-third of his life as a prisoner of apartheid, the system of white racist rule that he described as evil, yet he sought to win over its defeated guardians in a relatively peaceful transition of power that inspired the world.