Nelson Mandela laid to rest

Updated: December 15, 2013, 9:15 PM ET
By Richard Lapchick | Special to ESPN.com

SOWETO, South Africa -- The 10 days of mourning for Nelson Mandela have come to an end after he was buried Sunday with his ancestors in the rural town of Qunu. The commemorations included Tuesday's memorial service at FNB Stadium, the 100,000-plus people who passed by his casket at the Union Buildings in Pretoria and hundreds of events in South Africa and around the globe. I have never seen such love for anyone in my lifetime.

His body was flown from Pretoria to the Eastern Cape ...

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