Seeing Mandela's face, for the first and last time
Joining the thousands in Pretoria who file past Mandela's peaceful face, Haaretz's Gideon Levy and Alex Levac watch as an entire nation gives thanks.
PRETORIA - In a tall, simple wooden marquee built for the occasion, in a casket wrapped in white silk, lies the body of Nelson Mandela. Part of the casket is transparent, showing Mandela’s upper torso − his face is gray but looks good, as though he had not been sinking toward death for many months. He is wearing one of his famous “Madiba style” print shirts, in brown and...
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