Video: Nelson Mandela tribute

Last updated 12:49 06/12/2013
Fairfax Australia

The man who led South Africa out of its apartheid era and became the face of a nation, former President Nelson Mandela has died.

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South Africans are reacting to the death of Nelson Mandela with deep sadness at the loss of a man considered by many to be the father of the nation.

Mourners also say it is a time to celebrate the achievements of the iconic former South African president and anti-apartheid leader.

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- Reuters

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