Obama to attend Mandela memorial in South Africa

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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle “will be attending the national memorial service for former President Mandela on Tuesday in Johannesburg. Further details on the delegation and on the President’s schedule will be provided soon,” the White House announced.

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President George W. Bush and wife Laura will also be heading to South Africa in the wake of the death of Mandela Thursday at the age of 95.

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