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Nelson Mandela's former private assistant Zelda la Grange signs a copy of her book "Good Morning, Mr Mandela" at the book launch in Johannesburg, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Nelson Mandela's former private assistant Zelda la Grange signs a copy of her book "Good Morning, Mr Mandela" at the book launch in Johannesburg, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Nelson Mandela's former private assistant Zelda la Grange signs a copy of her book "Good Morning, Mr Mandela" at the book launch in Johannesburg, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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Nelson Mandela's former private assistant Zelda la Grange speaks at the launch of her book "Good Morning, Mr Mandela" in Johannesburg, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Nelson Mandela's former private assistant Zelda la Grange speaks at the launch of her book "Good Morning, Mr Mandela" in Johannesburg, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Nelson Mandela's former private assistant Zelda la Grange speaks at the launch of her book "Good Morning, Mr Mandela" in Johannesburg, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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