Global Politics

Remembering Nelson Mandela and his colorful shirts

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First Lady Michelle Obama met with Nelson Mandela in June 2011.

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White House Photo by Samantha Appleton

Nelson Mandela had the chance to meet many famous people over his many years as an international celebrity. Bono. Bill Gates. Fidel Castro and scores of presidents and politicians. For the occasions, he'd often wear an especially bright, African shirt.