The Most Moving Tributes to Nelson Mandela

The most touching reflections on his life and his sacrifices would never be enough to sum it all up, but these come close.

Nelson Mandela, wearing traditional Xhosa dress as a member of the Tembu Royal family, attends the wedding of his great-grandnephew, Prince Mfundo Mtirarar, in 2002 in Umtata, Eastern Cape Province.
Nelson Mandela, wearing traditional Xhosa dress as a member of the Tembu Royal family, attends the wedding of his great-grandnephew, Prince Mfundo Mtirarar, in 2002 in Umtata, Eastern Cape Province. RAJESH JANTILAL/AFP/Getty Images

Former South African president and global hero Nelson Mandela passed today. He was 95.

Moving remembrances of his life, legacy and sacrifices are pouring out on Twitter. Have tissues. Rest well, Madiba.

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