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December 6th, 2013
12:42 AM ET

Obama: Mandela was influential, courageous

Live in "The Situation Room," President Barack Obama addresses the nation and the world to honor former South African President Nelson Mandela. He recalls how Mandela inspired him and drew him to politics, saying, "I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that Nelson Mandela set." Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95.


Filed under: Nelson Mandela • President Obama
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