Nelson Mandela Death: The Anti-Apartheid Freedom Fighter's Life in Pictures (Photos)

Nelson Mandela, who died at the age of 95 on Thursday, rallied for equal rights for blacks during South Africa's apartheid, and then spent decades behind bars before becoming the first black President of South Africa. Take a look back at his long and celebrated life in pictures

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Mandela becomes national president of the ANC Youth League in 1951.
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    “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela