South Africa readying for influx of dignitaries for funeral and memorial services for global icon of equality and forgiveness
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In South Africa, joyous vigils are taking place to celebrate the life of the man who brought their nation out of darkness -- and then insisted that they all live in the light together. CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips reports.
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South Africans commemorate human rights icon with song and tears while pledging to adhere to the values of unity that he embodied