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Nelson Mandela Dies at 95: Celebrities take to Twitter to remember Mandela

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Across the world people are in a state of mourning after learning that Nelson Mandela, who is the former President of South Africa, died Thursday at the age of 95. According to an article published by The Wall Street Journal on Dec. 5, Mandela died Thursday at his Johannesburg home after spending so time in a Pretoria hospital.

Many celebrities have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on Mandela's passing including Sean Combs, Tyra Banks, Reggie Bush, Kat Graham, William Shatner, and more.

Sean “Ditty” Combs said that “Mandela stood for justice and truth,” and added that “the world lost a beautiful soul, fighter and true KING!!”

Reggie Bush told his fans that there has been “too much bad news for one week,” and added that he knows Mandela is “in heaven resting peacefully!”

Kat Graham tweeted on of Mandeal's most famous quotes:

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.”

She rapped up her tweet with a simple “Rest In Peace.”

William Shatner told his Twitter followers that he hopes Mandela's “great work continues to spread across the world,” and added that Mandela will “be remembered as an icon for equality.”

Tyra Banks also shared her thoughts on the passing of Mandela. In her simple tweet she said: “He lives within us forever. We will never forget.” She also attached a photo of a handwritten note that read: “Nelson Mandela, 95 years on earth. You created freedom for eternity … - Tyra.”

Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 and died on December 5, 2013.

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