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Mandela praises Obama for his message of hope
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa â€“ On the day that he made history, Barack Obama got some heartfelt praise from Nelson Mandela.
The anti-apartheid icon said Obama’s inauguration in Washington has inspired the same sense of hope the world felt when South Africa threw off apartheid and elected its first black president â€” Mandela himself.
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Mandela’s B-Day message: Rich should help poor
QUNU, South Africa (AP) â€” Nelson Mandela celebrated his 90th birthday Friday by urging the wealthy to share their prosperity with the less fortunate and by saying he wished he had been able to spend more time with his family during the anti-apartheid struggle.