From politicians to hackers, people flood Twitter with memories of Nelson Mandela

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A file photo of Nelson Mandela dated August 20, 2008 (CNN)

A file photo of Nelson Mandela dated August 20, 2008. (Credit: CNN)

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DENVER — The instant it was announced Thursday that human rights activist and former South African president Nelson Mandela had died, everyone from politicians to celebrities to the hacker group Anonymous took to Twitter to memorialize one of the most influential people of modern times.

Here are some selected tweets.

 

 

 

 

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