U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart Joint Base Andrews in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart Joint Base Andrews in Washington en route to Johannesburg December 9, 2013. Obama will attend the memorial service for South Africa's Nelson Mandela on Tuesday. Mandela, South Africa's first black president who steered his nation out of apartheid and into multi-racial democracy, died on Thursday at the age of 95 after months of illness.
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