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Obama meets with Mandela family, praises former leader

President Obama didn't get to meet with Nelson Mandela during his two-day visit to South Africa but that didn't stop him from praising the former leader at every stop he made. After a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma. SOUNDBITE: U.S. President Barack Obama saying: "The struggle here against apartheid, for freedom, Madiba's moral courage, this country's historic transition to a free and democratic nation has been a personal inspiration to me, it has been an inspiration to the world and it continues to be. Speaking to students at the University of Johannesburg SOUNDBITE: U.S. President Barack Obama saying: "He is on our minds today and we join the people of the world in sending our prayers to Madiba and his family because he still inspires us all." Obama's remarks appeared to have a similar effect on the crowd of student leaders. SOUNDBITE: Khutso Seete, Student saying: "The interactions was wonderful but it was a grea

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