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    Nelson Mandela, who died at 95 on Thursday after a long illness, was among the transformative figures of the 20th century. A moral leader who became a political leader, a prisoner of conscience turned secular saint, he also elegantly shaped and detailed his own story in the 1995 autobiography "Long ...
    December 5, 2013
    David L. Ulin and Los Angeles Times Book Critic

    Nelson Mandela, remembered through his books

    • Barbara Faucette

      Mr Mandela was taken to hospital last week for the third time this year (2013). His grandson Mandla Mandela said the former president "looked good" when he visited him in hospital. President Mandela turns 95 on July 18th.

    • Rebecca Wolkenstein

      PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA—As 94-year-old Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized in critical condition, family members decided to go ahead and tell the former South African president that racism had finally ended, sources confirmed Sunday.

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