Nelson Mandela Discharged from Hospital

Posted on: December 26th, 2012 by ABC News No Comments

Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images(JOHANNESBURG) — Former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has been released from the hospital.

Government officials in South Africa say Mandela was discharged a short time ago to “undergo home-based” care “until he recovers fully.”

Mandela, 94, spent nearly three weeks being treated for a lung infection and also had a procedure to remove gall stones.

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