Farewell Madiba: Scenes From Nelson Mandela's Funeral

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  • Prayers for Mandela
  • The Elderly Mourn Their Beloved Leader
  • Military Fly South African Flags
  • Capturing the Memory
  • Final Farewell
  • Draped in Tradition
  • A Final Goodbye
  • Mandela's Life Celebrated
  • Thousands Join Family for State Funeral
  • Embrace
  • World Leaders Pay Respects to Mandela
  • Desmond Tutu Attends Service
  • Oprah Joins in Honoring Madiba
  • South African President Zuma Delivers Eulogy
  • Families Gather to Watch TV Broadcast of Funeral

Military Fly South African Flags

Three military helicopters hover over Mandela's grave site each holding South Africa's flag as thousands of mourners gathered below to witness the ceremonies. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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