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Nelson Mandela released from hospital

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Dec 27, 2012 | 4:00am EST

The former president, 94, was hospitalised for a lung infection on 8 December (12) and underwent surgery to remove gallstones a week later.

He is expected to continue his recovery at home.

Meanwhile, former U.S. leader George H.W. Bush also spent Christmas in hospital after developing a fever.

The 88 year old was visited by his wife Barbara and his son Neil's family on Christmas Day (25Dec12), while sons George W. Bush and Jeb visited him before Christmas.

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