Hillary Clinton: Mandela a giant among us

2013-12-06 22:45
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Washington - Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton is remembering Nelson Mandela as a "giant among us", who showed the world how to respond to injustice and tragedy.

Mandela died on Thursday. Former President Bill Clinton and Hillary were close friends of the anti-apartheid leader who led South Africa in the 1990s.

Hillary says Mandela understood the importance of bringing democracy and freedom to South Africa and showed others how to live a life of integrity.

Hillary spoke on Friday in Washington.

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