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‘Gospel Flash Mob’ video honors Nelson Mandela

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Sunday, a YouTube video called “Gospel Flash Mob” went viral as people around the country attempted to view the tribute to Nelson Mandela video; the “Gospel Flash Mob” video has had 2,388,628 views as of Sunday morning after just a few days of viewing.

Nelson Mandela’s funeral was Sunday and the “Gospel Flash Mob” video was made the U.S. and honor’s the former South Africian president. The “Gospel Flash Mob” video was posted to YouTube on December 9, 2013, but was filmed on December 7 at 10:15 a.m. Some of the participants are workers at the grocery store and others just seem to be walking by.

The music was performed by Woolies and Soweto Gospel Choir and numerous people in the video can be seen recording the performance on their phones. The video was shot in a grocery store as dozens of people shopped at Woolworths Food. People in the video can be seen tearing up during the singing, and some just stand in awe of what they are seeing. A huge cheer and shouting can be heard at the end of the “Gospel Flash Mob” video.

The 3-minute “Gospel Flash Mob” video can be seen above.

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