South African inmates crochet blankets for charity to remember late Nelson Mandela

December 4, 2014 3:15 PM

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South African inmates crochet blankets for charity to remember late Nelson Mandela

In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2014 prisoners in orange jumpsuits, at the Zonderwater prison east of Pretoria, South Africa, crochet blankets. Ahead of the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death, inmates at a South African prison have been making brightly colored blankets to commemorate the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa’s first black president. The prisoners at the Zonderwater medium security facility outside Pretoria, the South African capital, have sewn the blankets as part of a charity project for poor communities. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) (The Associated Press)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2014 prisoners in orange jumpsuits, at the Zonderwater prison east of Pretoria, South Africa, crochet blankets. The prisoners craft the brightly colored blankets for charity as part of a memorial to South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela on the first ann...

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