Blanket celebration of Mandela

A massive Mandela masterpiece made up of crochet blankets was unveiled at Zonderwater Prison outside Cullinan, South Africa, on Tuesday. It is in celebration and memory of Mr Nelson Mandela's centenary year. The blankets will be handed out to the nee
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A massive Mandela masterpiece made up of crochet blankets was unveiled at Zonderwater Prison outside Cullinan, South Africa, on Tuesday. It is in celebration and memory of Mr Nelson Mandela's centenary year. The blankets will be handed out to the needy this winter by the non-profit organisation 67 Blankets, which organised the portrait with the South African Correctional Services Department.

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