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Hillary Clinton On Mandela: We've Lost 'A Giant Among Us'

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The former secretary of state reflected on the first black South African president's “extraordinary depth of his self-knowledge,” saying Mandela's ability to reconcile the various contradictions he embodied -- lawyer and freedom fighter, prisoner and leader -- had particularly struck her.

Clinton was awarded the 2013 Lantos Prize for her "tireless efforts to promote human rights for women around the world and her groundbreaking work on promoting human rights through Internet freedom," according to the foundation.

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