Anti-Apartheid Icon Mandela Turns 95 on Thursday

Thursday marks the 95th birthday of anti-apartheid icon and former South African president Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalized for more than a month with a recurring lung infection.

South Africans have big celebrations planned for Mandela’s birthday, which has been designated an international day of service.

On his birthday, known as “Mandela Day,” people are asked to give 67 minutes of their time doing something charitable, or one minute for each year he dedicated to …