South African Inmates Sew Blankets for Mandela

December 4, 2014 4:17 PM

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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.

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