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Nelson Mandela's national memorial service at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg.

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People cheer as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, during the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela ex-wife Winnie Mandela (L), wife Graca Machael (R) and other family members attend the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank soccer stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro, will pay homage to Mandela at the memorial that will recall his gift for bringing enemies together across political and racial divides.

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Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel kisses Retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

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People sing and dance during the mass memorial for late former South African President Nelson Mandela at First National Bank Stadium in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro (C) in this still image taken from video courtesy of the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, during former South African President Nelson Mandela's national memorial service in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. Obama shook the hand of Castro at a memorial to Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, an unprecedented gesture between the leaders of two nations which have been at loggerheads for more than half a century.

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A child draped in the South African flag watches the state memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, Dec. 10, 2013. Scores of world leaders, including President Barack Obama, joined tens of thousands in the FNB Stadium Tuesday to pay common tribute to Mandela, who died Dec. 5.

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A man waves the South African flag as the stadium fills up before the memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, Dec. 10, 2013. Scores of leaders from around the world, including President Barack Obama, joined tens of thousands in the FNB Stadium Tuesday to pay common tribute to Mandela, who died Dec. 5.

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Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, reacts during a speech by former Archbishop Desmond Tutu at Nelson Mandela's national memorial service at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg.

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Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu addresses the crowds during former South African President Nelson Mandela's national memorial service at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg.

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with South African President Jacob Zuma as U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon looks on at the Memorial Service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg.

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People sing at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, during the national memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.

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People sing the South Africa national anthem during the memorial service for late former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, arrives for the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his speech during the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. Obama hailed Nelson Mandela as a "giant of justice" on Tuesday but said too many leaders in the world claimed solidarity with his struggle for freedom "but do not tolerate dissent from their own people".

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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan (C) arrives for the service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.

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A woman smiles during the national memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.

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U.S. President Barack Obama pays his respect to Mandela's widow Graca Machel after his speech at the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at the FNB soccer stadium in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro, will pay homage to Mandela at the memorial that will recall his gift for bringing enemies together across political and racial divides.

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (L), former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Arab League-United Nations envoy Lakhdar Brahimi (R) speak at the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank Stadium, also known as Soccer City in Johannesburg .

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People hold a portrait of former South African President Nelson Mandela during his Memorial Service at the First National Bank Stadium, also known as Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial that will celebrate his gift for uniting enemies across political and racial divides.

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