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Nelson Mandela memorial service

Updated 2:10 PM ET, Fri December 13, 2013
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The hearse carrying former South African President Nelson Mandela leaves the Union Buildings after the final day of his lying in state in Pretoria, South Africa, on Friday, December 13. Alexander Joe/ap
The national flag-draped coffin of the former South African President is carried down steps of the Union Buildings at the end of the third and final day of lying in state on December 13. Alexander Joe/ap
South African Naval personnel stand guard around Mandela's casket as he is carried to the Union Buildings on the final day of his lying in state on December 13. Alexander Joe/ap
A cheering man climbs up a fence after the casket of Mandela passed on its way to the Union Buildings on December 13. Markus Schreiber/ap
A rainbow forms over the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday, December 12, after the public viewing of Mandela's casket. Matt Dunham/ap
Mandela's funeral procession drives toward the Union Buildings on December 12. Each morning his remains were transported from the mortuary to the government buildings. Bernat Armangue/ap
People queue to catch a bus to see the remains of Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings on December 12. Themba Hadebe/ap
People attend the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday, December 10. Thousands of South Africans and more than 90 heads of state gathered to honor the revered leader, who died Thursday, December 5. He was 95. Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Mandela supporters make their way to the stadium. Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
A group of people gets a ride to the event. Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Former members of the armed wing of the African National Congress run through the streets on their way to the memorial service. Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
People in the stadium take shelter from the rain. Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
A young boy holds up a flag honoring "Madiba," Mandela's traditional clan name. Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
People take shelter under blankets and umbrellas during the memorial service. Bernat Armangue/AP
Cuban leader Raul Castro addresses the state memorial service for Mandela. Meng Chenguang/Xinhua/Sipa USA
Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt snaps a selfie with British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S. President Barack Obama. ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
A South African soldier watches the flame of the torch before entering the field during the memorial service. Zhang Chen/XINHUA /LANDOV
President Barack Obama addresses the crowd during the memorial service. Matt Dunham/AP
Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro just before speaking. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
South Africans cheer during the memorial service. JIM HOLLANDER/EPA/LANDOV
Dignitaries from all over the world stand at the beginning of the memorial service. Peter Dejong/AP
A boy looks up during the memorial service at FNB Stadium. He has "RIP Nelson Mandela" painted on his face. Peter Dejong/AP
A man displays a sign with pictures of Mandela during the memorial service. PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images
People take shelter under umbrellas at FNB Stadium. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
A man raises his fist during the memorial service. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
This handout photo released by Mexican presidency press office shows (L-R) Spanish Prince Felipe de Borbon, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto an Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on December 10, 2013, while attending the funeral of Nelson Mandela at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. AFP PHOTO/ MEXICAN PRESIDENCYHO/AFP/Getty Images
Mandela's ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, left, and his widow, Graca Machel, right, sit near each other during the memorial service. Matt Dunham/AP
Mandela's face looms large on a billboard inside FNB Stadium. Ben Curtis/AP
Girls dance during the memorial service at FNB stadium. DAI KUROKAWA/EPA/LANDOV
Mourners pause for a prayer during the memorial service. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Mandla Mandela, left, grandson of Nelson Mandela, attends the memorial service. Matt Dunham/AP
Queen Rania of Jordan speaks with former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, during the memorial service. Matt Dunham/AP
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives for the memorial service. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush wave during the memorial service. Chelsea Clinton is at left. Matt Dunham/AP
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, and South African President Jacob Zuma stand during the memorial service. Matt Dunham/AP
People watch a telecast of the memorial service inside Orlando Stadium in Soweto, which played an important role in the uprisings against apartheid. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu, right, arrives with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan at FNB Stadium. Ben Curtis/AP
Singer Bono and actress Charlize Theron attend the memorial service. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
People celebrate Mandela at a telecast of the memorial service at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
People sing and dance at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Women draped in flags printed with Mandela's face arrive at FNB Stadium. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Cuban President Raul Castro arrives for the memorial service. Matt Dunham/AP
World leaders, including former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, top second left, and French President Francois Hollande, top second right, attend the memorial service. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
South Africa Rugby Union captain Francois Pienaar waits for the memorial service to begin. Ben Curtis/AP
Mourners wave flags at a telecast of the memorial service at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Spain's Prince Felipe arrives at FNB Stadium. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives for the memorial service. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Former British Prime Minister John Major arrives for the memorial service. Ben Curtis/AP
Members of the public sing and dance as they arrive for the memorial service at FNB Stadium. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
People arrive at FNB Stadium before the memorial service. PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the public make their way to the memorial service at FNB Stadium. Oli Scarff/Getty Images
A man clutches the official program in Johannesburg. Peter Dejong/AP
Mourners sing as they take shelter from the rain in the hallways of FNB Stadium. Muhammed Muheisen/AP
A man waves a South African flag at FNB Stadium. Bernat Armangue/AP
People walk around the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. Markus Schreiber/AP