Desmond Tutu, Anglican archbishop who helped end apartheid, dead at 90

Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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Desmond Tutu — the South African civil rights campaigner, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and retired Anglican archbishop — died Sunday in Cape Town at the age of 90, Reuters reports.

No cause of death was provided, but according to The New York Times, Tutu had been fighting a long battle against prostate cancer.

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