South African photographer recalls joy of Nelson Mandela's release from prison 25 years ago

February 10, 2015 2:45 PM

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South African photographer recalls joy of Nelson Mandela's release from prison 25 years ago

A statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela, with a raised fist, stands outside the former Victor Verster prison, renamed to Drakenstein Correctional center, near the town of Franschhoek, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. On Feb. 11, 1990, former South African President Nelson Mandela walked free from the Victor Verster prison with his then wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, with a raised fist in the air after being jailed for 27 years by the former South African Apartheid Government. Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of Mandela's release from prison. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam) (The Associated Press)

A statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela, with a raised fist, stands outside the former Victor Verster prison, renamed to Drakenstein Correctional center, near the town of Franschhoek, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. On Feb. 11, 1990, former South African President Nelson Mand...

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