July 01, 2013
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President Obama visited the prison cell on Robben Island where former South African president Nelson Mandela was jailed.
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At a speech in Cape Town, he challenged young Africans to shore up progress on the continent that rests on a "fragile foundation."
Obama visited a classroom at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Centre.
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The Obama family toured a limestone quarry where prisoners worked.
The president said he was "deeply humbled" by a visit to the prison where Mandela spent 18 of his 27-year prison term.