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There’s a report now that South Africa’s Nelson Mandela is in a “permanent vegetative state” and doctors have advised his family to take him off live support.

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Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him at nick@talkingpointsmemo.com
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