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This Google Doodle tribute to Mandela will hit you right in the feels

This is the first Mandela Day since the death of the South African leader and would have been his 96th birthday.

Source: Google

PEOPLE AROUND THE world today will be celebrating the first ‘Mandela Day’ since the South African leader’s death, on what would have been his 96th birthday.

Google put together a particularly touching tribute to him in the form of a Doodle on its homepage.

Source: Google

 

It features some of Nelson Mandela’s most famous and inspiring lines including “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but rising every time you fall”.

A number of events are planned across the world today to pay tribute to Mandela with countries calling on citizens to do good deeds to honour his memory.

- Additional reporting from AFP. 

Read: ‘Go well, Madiba’:Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa>

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