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Memorial service for Nelson Mandela

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SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA--Tens of thousands of mourners gathered at a stadium near Johannesburg for a memorial service honoring Nelson Mandela.

Some 100 world leaders are expected,that includes President Obama and the first family.

Police say security is tight, and they are patrolling a wide perimeter around the stadium.

Mandela died on Thursday at age 95. He will be buried Sunday.

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