Prince Harry mourns ‘painful year in a painful decade’ during Nelson Mandela Day speech at United Nations

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NEW YORK — Nelson Mandela’s beacon of hope should be a lesson for us all, Prince Harry said Monday during a speech to the United Nations. The British royal, who was joined in New York by wife Meghan, honored the legacy of the former South African president and anti-apartheid activist on the international day in his honor, but said the world Mandela left behind is in trouble. Mandela, Harry said, “endured the very worst of humanity: vicious racism and state-sponsored brutality.” And yet, Mandela was “still able to see the goodness in humanity, still buoyant with a beautiful spirit that lifted e…

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