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  1. A man walks past a banner reading "Thank You Mandela, God blesses Africa," with the image of former President Nelson Mandela outside a Methodist church in Cape Town. Photo: AP
  2. Pupils of Parkview Junior School sing happy birthday to Nelson Mandela in Parkview. Picture: Chris Collingridge
  3. Children hold placards as they gather to wish to former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday at a township school in Atteridgeville near Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
  4. A woman paints a happy birthday message on a wall as she and others celebrate former President Nelson Mandela's birthday in Cape Town. Photo: AP
  5. Children hold placards as they gather to wish former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital. Photo: AP
  6. Ayanda Mkhize, 7, writes a get-well message on a painting of Nelson Mandela made by another class at the St Mary's Diocesan School for Girls outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital. Photo: AP
  7. Undidentified woman walks past ruling party posters with former President Nelson Mandela's face at the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria. Photo: AP
  8. FILE - In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 file photo, a painting depicting former South African President Nelson Mandela is featured on the side of a public bus in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
  9. Children hold placards as they gather to wish former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, where he is being treated, in Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
  10. A child from a community group from Pretoria holds flowers and sings religious songs to show appreciation and support for former South African President Nelson Mandela. Photo: AP
  11. A banner with images of former South African president Nelson Mandela, right, outside the St. Georges Cathedral in Cape Town. Photo: AP
  12. Pupils of Parkview Junior School sing happy birthday to Nelson Mandela in Parkview, Johannesburg on his 95th birthday. Photo: Chris Collingridge
  13. Children from Denver Primary school sing and pray for Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday. Picture: Antoine de Ras
  14. Pupils of Parkview Junior School sing happy birthday to Nelson Mandela in Parkview on his 95th birthday. Picture: Chris Collingridge
  15. Children from Denver Primary school sang and prayed for Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday. Picture: Antoine de Ras
  16. Children sing Happy Birthday to former President Nelson Mandela at a township school in Atteridgevile near Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
  17. Children hold placards as they gather to wish to former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday at a township school in Atteridgeville near Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
  18. A woman stands in front of posters and get well messages outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital, where the ailing Mandela is being treated. Photo: Reuters
  19. Learners from the Melpark Primary School in Johannesburg sing Rihanna's hit "Diamonds" referring to former president Nelson Mandela as they celebrate the 95th birthday of Mandela. Photo: AP
  20. File photo: Children hold balloons and flowers as they gather to wish to former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday outside the hospital where he is being treated in Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
  21. Well-wishers sing as they gather to wish former President Nelson Mandela happy birthday outside the hospital where he is being treated in Pretoria. Photo: Reuters
  22. Nelson Mandela's granddaughter Ndileka (R) serves soup as she celebrates Mandela Day with her 67 minutes. Photo: Reuters
  23. Bishop Desmond Tutu, center, reacts as he celebrates former South African President Nelson Mandela's birthday at a school in Cape Town. Photo: AP
 

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