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Mandela Launches Series of Comic Books
By KATHRIN HAASIS, Associated Press Writer Fri Oct 28, 1:38 PM ET
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Former President Nelson Mandela launched the first edition Friday of a series of comic books about his life aimed at encouraging young South Africans to read.
"You know you are really famous when becoming a comic character," the 87-year-old anti-apartheid icon joked at his Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.
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