Nelson Mandela Dead At 95 [Twitter Reacts]


Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela has died after months of struggling with illness. He was 95.

From South Africa, New York Times correspondent Lydia Polgreen broke news of Mandela’s death.

She confirmed that he will have a state funeral and that flags will fly half-mast beginning tomorrow.

Because the story is still breaking, very few details are known about Nelson Mandela’s death at this time.

His cause of death was not specified.

The South African government has set up a tribute page for the late leader, confirming his passing. Additionally, the BBC has already released an obituary for Mandela.

Here’s a look at how Twitter is reacting to the news of Nelson Mandela’s death:

Nelson Mandela

[h/t – Daily Globe]


Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.

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