'New Day's' behind-the-scenes look at Nelson Mandela memorial

Updated 9:48 AM ET, Tue December 10, 2013
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"New Day's" Chris Cuomo reports from in front of the home of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on Monday, December 9, a day before the memorial service for the late leader. Tens of thousands of South Africans and more than 90 heads of state paid tribute to Mandela, who died at age 95, at a service on Tuesday, December 10. John Griffin/CNN
CNN's Robyn Curnow and Chris Cuomo in the field for coverage of Mandela's death in South Africa. John Griffin/CNN
Anderson Cooper, Christiane Amanpour, Curnow and Cuomo prepare for coverage of Mandela's memorial service. John Griffin/CNN
The FNB Stadium where Mandela's memorial service was held can seat around 90,000 people. John Griffin/CNN
"New Day" producer John Griffin calls these his tools of the trade -- "Everything you need for the field in one home screen." John Griffin/CNN
A glimpse at behind-scenes-coverage at FNB Stadium. John Griffin/CNN
Producer Griffin's "work space" from Johannesburg for coverage of the Mandela memorial. John Griffin/CNN
Cuomo listens as President Barack Obama delivers his eulogy for Mandela at FNB Stadium. John Griffin/CNN
Crowds gather outside Mandela's house in Johannesburg. Producer Griffin described the scene as "surreal." John Griffin/CNN
Visitors place flowers at a memorial for Mandela. John Griffin/CNN