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Tribute held to honor Nelson Mandela

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Richard Shinhoster addressing Nelson Mandela observance. Richard Shinhoster addressing Nelson Mandela observance.
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The Savannah NAACP and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association is holding a news conference Friday.

They are remembering, honoring, and celebrating the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. The tribute was held at noon and included comments made from some community leaders, pastors, and citizens.

The former South African president died on Dec. 5 and will be laid to rest Sunday at his family's farm.

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