Nelson Mandela has died

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RIP

He was the first proper hero of mine
sad

MadCap Thu 05-Dec-13 21:47:23

sad

Shakey1500 Thu 05-Dec-13 21:47:36

sad

WireCatGlitteryBaubles Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:20

Sad isn't it. sad

Meglet Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:24

sad

OhYouMerryLittleKitten Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:42

RIP sad

ThePearShapedToad Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:53

Where have you read that? Nothing on sky news or BBC?

LineRunner Thu 05-Dec-13 21:48:57

Something inside so strong.

loveroflife Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:00

watching bbc news now...he will be remembered forever

CorrieDale Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:02

He gave us hope for humanity.

hmm

SantasTessTackle Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:31

How awful sad

I googled and there's no news of it. Where can I read?

LineRunner Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:34

Zuma making a live statement. BBC 24 hour news.

FriendlyElephant Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:36

In the past ten minutes?

http://www.independent.ie/world-news/africa/mandela-on-his-death-bed-but-putting-up-a-courageous-fight-29811299.html

Annunziata Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:42

God bless him.

JewelFairies Thu 05-Dec-13 21:49:43

sad

It was kind of obvious that it was coming, but I feel such a loss.
Weird.
I am not South African.
I am not African.

Mogz Thu 05-Dec-13 21:50:07

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25249520

Rest in peace, the world has lost one of it's greatest souls.

sad what a loss for his family, South Africa and all of us. He was such an inspiration.

Statement being made on BBC News 24 just now

sad

Mine too pacific - also the first autobiography I ever read.

RIP a great man.

flipchart Thu 05-Dec-13 21:50:54

BBC interrupted mrs Brown's boys for a statement from president Zuma

leadrightfoot Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:03

sad

wistlin Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:15

Noooooooooooo

StolenStollen Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:21

God bless his soul. He gave us hope in humankind that you could never have imagined.
RIP sad

BettyBotter Thu 05-Dec-13 21:51:35

He was an amazing inspiration. I feel extremely sad.

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