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

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  • 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
  • Those We Lost in 2013
  • Lord Infamous
  • Nelson Mandela

Jacob Matlala

One of Nelson Mandela’s favorite fighters, South African boxer Jacob Matlala died on Dec. 7, just two days after Mandela. Matlala was 51 years old.

(Photo: AP Photo)

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