Video: Africa loses beloved leader

Last updated 12:03 06/12/2013

Revered by millions as a beacon of hope against oppression and as an archetype of reconciliation, Nelson Mandela is survived by his wife, Gra├ža Machel, six children, 17 grandchildren ... and he leaves behind a grieving nation. Tara Cleary reports.

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South African's have lost their beloved leader. Nelson Mandela fought for change, for him and his country.

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