President Barack Obama on Tuesday remembered the late Nelson Mandela as the "last great liberator of the 20th century."
"To the people of South Africa - people of every race and walk of life - the world thanks you for sharing Nelson Mandela with us," Obama said at Mandela's memorial service in Johannesburg, South Africa, according to his prepared remarks. "His struggle was your struggle. His triumph was your triumph. Your dignity and hope found expression in his life, and your freedom, your democracy is his cherished legacy."
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