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For South Africans, a Bittersweet Birthday Celebration for Nelson Mandela

For many South Africans, this year's celebration of Nelson Mandela's birthday (July 18) is bittersweet, as the statesman died last year at the age of 95. But some say that his influence still looms large in South Africa, and they will honor him Friday on his birthday.   Friday will be the first Mandela Day to happen without its namesake. The former South African president died in December after years of declining health. Mandela went to prison for 27 years for his...

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