Mandela Laid To Rest - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Mandela Laid To Rest

Posted: Updated:

QUNU, South Africa (AP) - Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest in the rural South African village that was his boyhood home.

Several thousand people gathered in a huge white tent for the former president's state funeral. Mandela's portrait looked over the assembly from behind a bank of 95 candles representing each ear of his life. A private burial followed.

  • ContestsMore>>

  • Spring Gas Giveaway

    Spring Gas Giveaway

    Let WMDT fill up your tank! It's time for our Spring Gas Giveaway! More >>
    Enter for your chance to win a $100 Exxon/Mobil Gas Card!More >>
  • Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    The WMDT 47 Teachers Who Make a Difference Contest is Sponsored by Accurate Optical: "Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school." Each month weMore >>
    The WMDT 47 "Teachers Who Make a Difference" Sponsored by Accurate Optical Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.