Mandela death: 10 moments from the week

December 16, 2013 7:41 AM

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Mandela death: 10 moments from the week

After eight days of tears, cheers and queues, Nelson Mandela's send-off culminated in his burial, following a final journey to a village in the Eastern Cape. So what were the key moments?

When Mandela's widow Graca stood at his open coffin as it lay in state in Pretoria, it was a reminder that for his family, this was not a day to honour a towering political figure or reflect on the end of an era. It was about personal loss. A touching moment followed, according to Kim Sengupta of th...

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