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By Alf Kumalo,Zukiswa Wanner

In his autobiography, lengthy stroll to Freedom, Nelson Mandela describes his apartment at 8115 Vilakazi highway, Soweto, as '... just like thousands of others ... it had an identical regular tin roof, a similar cement flooring, a slim kitchen, and a bucket rest room on the back.' Little did Mandela recognize while he first moved into the home in 1946 that it will turn into the degree for probably the most very important political occasions in South Africa's turbulent historical past and, in recent years, a cultural landmark visited through hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. well known photographer and shut kinfolk pal Alf Kumalo captured the daily lifetime of the Mandelas - the raids by way of the protection police and intimate relatives moments, either one of pleasure and sorrow, in addition to Mandela's go back to his domestic after his unencumber from criminal in 1990, twenty-eight years after he had left it. utilizing this unassuming apartment because the environment, 8115: A Prisoner's Home collects a few of Kumalo's so much traditionally very important and lovely photos of the Mandela relatives and their domestic, giving us a distinct perception into the lifetime of the kinfolk who might have a profound influence on South Africa's political landscape.

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