Mandela in critical condition

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Daughter Zenani Dlamini-Mandela, left, removes flowers, placed by wellwishers on a fence at the Mediclinic Heart Hospital for her father former South African President Nelson Mandela, portrait right, who is being treated in hospital in Pretoria, South Africa Monday, June 17, 2013. In tweets, songs, telephone calls, cards and more, messages of love have come from across South Africa and the world for 94-year-old Nelson Mandela, giving the family comfort and hope as he remains hospitalized in a serious condition with a lung infection, his wife Graca Machel said in a statement Monday. (AP Photo/Antoine de Ras-Independent Newspapers South Africa Ltd) SOUTH AFRICA OUT

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Former South African president Nelson Mandela was discharged from a Pretoria hospital on Sept. 1, after spending 86 days, including his birthday on July 18, for a recurring respiratory illness. Mandela will continue to receive intensive care from the same doctors who looked after him in hospital. His home has been reconfigured to accommodate the requirements of his treatment. (AFP)

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