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Rain Is Pouring On Capacity Crowd At Mandela Memorial

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Rain Is Pouring On Capacity Crowd At Mandela Memorial

Rain Is Pouring On Capacity Crowd At Mandela Memorial

Rain Is Pouring On Capacity Crowd At Mandela Memorial

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On the day Nelson Mandela emerged from 27 years in prison, it was raining in Johannesburg — a good omen in South Africa. It was pouring again Tuesday on a stadium overflowing with those celebrating and saying farewell to Mandela. Steve Inskeep has the latest on Tuesday's public memorial service.