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Four US Presidents, NY Congress Members Among Attendees Of Mandela Service

NY1’s Dean Meminger is filing reports from South Africa as the country and the world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela. On Tuesday, South Africans marched around FNB Stadium to honor the former president and four U.S. presidents and members of Congress from New York attended a ceremony.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – South Africans sang songs of the struggle for equality in honor of Nelson Mandela while marching around the FNB Stadium at his state memorial on Tuesday.

“My parents always told me that it wasn’t for Madiba we wouldn’t be living the life that we are today,” said one attendee.

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