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Praying for Nelson Mandela


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Children stand to have their photos taken by their parents Wednesday night in front of a wall of get-well messages and flowers left outside the entrance to the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated. South Africans were torn on Wednesday between the desire not to lose the critically ill anti-apartheid icon, and resignation that the beloved former prisoner and president is approaching the end of his life.

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