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The Real Mandela (Published Online 7/24/2013)

As South Africa’s 95-year-old Nelson Mandela lies in the hospital, the worldwide media portrays him as a larger-than-life heroic figure and the liberator of his people. But is that truth or fiction? And how will honest historians judge him? 

The official story goes something like this: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born in 1918 into the Thembu tribe’s royal family. He studied law at two <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/blogspot/nuiJD/~4/9uuVC_7wzmg" height="1" width="1"/>