Congressman Fred Upton remembers Nelson Mandela as "transformational figure"

Dec 6, 2013
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Upton co-sponsored legislation awarding Mandela Congressional Gold Medal in 1998

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MORE: Kalamazoo-area leaders remember Nelson Mandela WASHINGTON, D.C. - Shortly after the news of Nelson Mandela's death Thursday, Congressman Fred Upton issued a statement calling the former South African President "a transformational figure" and "a public servant of great humility." The death of Mandela, 95, was announced late Thursday at a news conference by South African President Jacob Zuma.

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