Giant Ray-Bans Are Latest Mandela Tribute

Some critics are puzzled; other, outraged.

The latest tribute to Nelson Mandela in Capetown, South Africa takes the form of a giant pair of stainless steel Ray-Ban Wayfarers. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the new memorial, titled Perceiving Freedom, stares out at the island where Mandela was incarcerated for nearly three decades. It is meant to draw a connection to Mandela's time behind bars." Some critics have been puzzled; others, outraged.

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