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November 28, 1998 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The shiny Mercedes-Benz sedan wove through a maze of wobbly tin shacks and open sewers Friday on the opening day of voter registration for South Africa's second democratic election. "Madiba! Madiba!" the crowds chanted as President Nelson Mandela, greeted by his clan name, stepped into the morning sunshine to urge residents of Johannesburg's most destitute suburb to sign up to vote. There was one problem: The would-be voters had to be turned away.
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November 28, 1998 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The shiny Mercedes-Benz sedan wove through a maze of wobbly tin shacks and open sewers Friday on the opening day of voter registration for South Africa's second democratic election. "Madiba! Madiba!" the crowds chanted as President Nelson Mandela, greeted by his clan name, stepped into the morning sunshine to urge residents of Johannesburg's most destitute suburb to sign up to vote. There was one problem: The would-be voters had to be turned away.
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March 31, 1998 | CATHY WERBLIN
Linda Biehl, whose daughter Amy was killed in South Africa nearly five years ago while trying to improve the political plight of residents there, will be the guest speaker Saturday at the Crystal Cathedral's annual Easter Inspiration Brunch for Women. Biehl will speak on the motto of forgiveness she has adopted since the death of her daughter in 1993.
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