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10 December 2013 20:15 |
In pictures: Nelson Mandela memorial service

Mandela through the years



Images of Nelson Mandela though the years are flashed upon a screen during the memorial service (© AP Photo: Bernat Armangue)
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  • Images of Nelson Mandela though the years are flashed upon a screen during the memorial service (© AP Photo: Bernat Armangue)
  • People sing and dance at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium (© Reuters: Yves Herman)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and his wife Michelle are seen on a big screen at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium (© Reuters: Yves Herman)
  • President Barrack Obama kisses Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel during the memorial service (© AP Photo: Matt Dunham)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama (L) greets Cuban President Raul Castro before giving his speech at the memorial service (© Reuters: Kai Pfaffenbach)
  • Former British Prime Minister John Major, center, greets former U.S. President George W. Bush as former U.S. President Bill Clinton gestures as they arrive for the memorial service (© AP Photo: Peter Dejong)
  • U.S. President Barack Obama (C) shares a moment with Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (L) as his wife, first lady Michelle Obama looks on (R) during the memorial service (© Reuters: Kai Pfaffenbach)
  • Actress Charlize Theron waits with musician Bono for the memorial service (© AP Photo: Ben Curtis)
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Thousands of South Africans and dignitaries from around the world have gathered at a memorial service near Johannesburg to pay their respects to late South African leader Nelson Mandela.

Above, images of Nelson Mandela though the years are flashed upon a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg.

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