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Sunday, July 17th, 2011
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THE WORLD CELEBRATES
AS NELSON MANDELA TURNS 93

(AP Photo/Peter Morey Photographic-HO)

In this hand out photograph supplied by Peter Morey Photographic for the Mandela family, showing former South Africa president Nelson Mandela, center, with family members left to right Zaziwe Manaway, Ziphokazi Manaway, Zamaswazi Dlamini and Zamak Obiri at Mandela's hometown in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday July 17, 2011. Mandela celebrates his 93rd birthday Monday July 18, 2011. Center back is Mandela';s daughter Princess Zenani Dlamini.

(AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

A sculpture depicting former president Nelson Mandela as an amateur boxer in his youth, entitled "Thunder in Africa" by artist Des Khoury on display at an Arts and Antiques Fare in Johannesburg, Sunday, July 17, 2011. The fair includs art works by Mandela, sculptures, photographs and memorabilia in honor of the famous statesman on the eve of his 93rd birthday.

(AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

A woman carries her child, with former South African President Nelson Mandela home seen in background where he is spending his birthday in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday, July 17, 2011. Millions of South Africans will celebrate Nelson Mandela's 93rd birthday on Monday, July, 18, 2011.




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