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Monday, July 22, 2013 - 4:30am

Top Stories: Royal Baby Wait; Mandela Improving

Updated: 3 years ago.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been in a Pretoria hospital since June 8. He's being treated for a life-threatening respiratory infection. Last week he turned 95 and a banner near the hospital drew admirers such as this woman.

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