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Video: President Obama: Mandela 'achieved more than can be expected of any man'

Speaking after the death of Nelson Mandela on December 5, US President Barack Obama said that the anti-apartheid leader had “achieved more than can be expected of any man”. The world, he said, had lost “one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings”. The president also spoke about the “example” Mandela set for him personally, recalling that his “very first political action” was inspired by him. Credit: Youtube/White House

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