Saying Goodbye: A Look at Those Laid to Rest in 2013

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  • Those We Lost in 2013
  • Lord Infamous
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Patti Webster
  • Lee Thompson Young
  • Jacob Matlala
  • Ken Norton
  • Leo Branton
  • Essie Mae Washington
  • Chinua Achebe
  • Hugo Chavez
  • Ed Koch
  • Eugene Patterson
  • Donald Byrd
  • Harry F. Byrd
  • Robert Chew

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was a rebel, activist, leader and more. He became the first Black president of South Africa in 1994 and leaves a legacy or hope, unity and peace. Mandela died at the age of 95 on Dec. 5 after a long battle with various health-related issues.

(Photo: Mike Hutchings/Reuters)

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