South Africans mark 25th anniversary of Mandela's release

February 11, 2015 2:47 PM

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela insisted that he wanted to walk out of prison, when then President F. W. de Klerk told him he would finally be freed 25 years ago.

On Wednesday, South Africans marked the anniversary of the release of Mandela who four years later became the country's first black president.

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