Happy Freedom Day, South Africa!

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  • A Hard-Won Right
  • This Year's Festivities
  • The Guest of Honor
  • #FreedomFridaySelfie
  • Reconciliation, Forgiveness and Hope
  • 20 Years of Freedom
  • The End of Apartheid
  • A Landmark Election
  • Tense Talks
  • ANC Dominates
  • President Nelson Mandela

Reconciliation, Forgiveness and Hope

The White House also released a statement, which noted Mandela's passing and the nation's upcoming presidential elections. "On this 20th anniversary, we reflect on South Africa’s transformation in these two decades as a testament to the power of reconciliation, forgiveness, and hope," read the statement.

(Photo: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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