Nelson MandelaГ­s widow Graca Machel, and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Nelson Mandela's former wife, watch as former South African President Nelson Mandela's casket arrives at his burial site following his funeral service in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday..
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Nelson MandelaГ­s widow Graca Machel, and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Nelson Mandela's former wife, watch as former South African President Nelson Mandela's casket arrives at his burial site following his funeral service in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday..

Mandela buried in rolling hills of South Africa

The Associated Press

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QUNU, South Africa — His flag-draped casket resting on a carpet of animal skins, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the green, rolling hills of the eastern hamlet where he began his extraordinary journey — one that led him from prison to the presidency, a global symbol of endurance and reconciliation in the fight against South Africa’s racist rule.

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