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Sunday, December 15, 2013

NELSON MANDELA IS LAID TO REST



State funeral: Mandela's coffin is carried into the white tent for the service 
State funeral: Mandela's coffin is carried into the white tent for the service






Display: The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is seen draped in a South African national flag during his funeral in his ancestral village of Qunu

Display: The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is seen draped in a South African national flag during his funeral in his ancestral village of Qunu 



Tradition: Mandela's casket, covered in the nation's flag, was placed on a cattle skin as the service combined elements of traditional and state funerals

Tradition: Mandela's casket, covered in the nation's flag, was placed on a cattle skin as the service combined elements of traditional and state funerals



Tribute: A military officer places the framed flag of South Africa on top of Mandela's coffin

Tribute: A military officer places the framed flag of South Africa on top of Mandela's coffin


Sombre: South Africa's current president Jacob Zuma sitting between Winnie Mandela and Graca Machel

Sombre: South Africa's current president Jacob Zuma sitting between Winnie Mandela and Graca Machel



United in grief: Mandela's widow Graca Machel, above, and his former wife Winnie, below, arrived holding hands and sat together for the service

United in grief: Mandela's widow Graca Machel, above, and his former wife Winnie, below, arrived holding hands and sat together for the service
United in grief: Mandela's widow Graca Machel, above, and his former wife Winnie, below, arrived holding hands and sat together for the service



Winnie Mandela





MANDELA BODY BEING BURIED ......................  REST IN PEACE MADIBA !!!

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