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Nelson Mandela dies, people of faith react

The hero of South Africa -- and an inspiration to millions worldwide -- died Thursday (Dec. 5) at 95. The Twitterverse lit up with memories, appreciations and prayers.

Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, Gauteng, on 13 May 2008.

The hero of South Africa — and an inspiration to millions worldwide — died Thursday (Dec. 5) at 95. The Twitterverse lit up with memories, appreciation and prayers.