‘He’ll never ask for a blanket again’

2013-12-15 14:00

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It was in the early hours of the morning, driving on empty roads, that Corporal Thando Mangxangaza finally realised his “grandfather”, Nelson Mandela, was never coming back.

“The night before we took him to the Union Buildings for the first time, I couldn’t sleep, because I had the keys of the hearse in my pocket.

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