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Cameron calls Mandela the "hero of our time"

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) British Prime Minister David Cameron hailed Nelson Mandela as a "hero of all time" on Thursday after South Africa announced the death of their former president. David Cameron said "one of the brightest lights of our world has gone out" in reaction to the news of the 95-year-old Nobel Peace laureate's death. "Tonight one of the brightest lights of our world has gone out. Nelson Mandela was not just a hero of our time, but a hero of all time. The first president of a free South Africa, a man who suffered so much for freedom and justice and a man who through his dignity and through his triumph inspired millions," he said. Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home after a prolonged lung infection, President Jacob Zuma said. Mandela, the country's first black president and anti-apartheid icon, emerged from 27 years in apartheid prisons to help guide South Africa through bloodshed and turmoil to democracy. Cameron s

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