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On June 17, 1990, four months after being released from his prison cell in South Africa, Nelson Mandela found himself in a portrait session with renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh. Mandela was one of 15,312 people photographed by Karsh during his career.

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South African photographer Greg Marinovich spent years covering the rise of violence in his home country before the eventual death of the systemic racial discrimination policy of apartheid. During the transition to democracy, he found himself on the front lines of history.