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Nelson Mandela turns 95 years old today! He was the first Black president of South Africa after that country's system of apartheid was dismantled. He is a hero to millions of people around the world. Recently, he has been in poor health and is currently n the hospital. Many people did not expect him to reach this milestone of his 95th birthday, so today is a great day!