We could call it a miracle. How else, from where he started, did Nelson Mandela become not only the first black President of South Africa, but an international symbol of peace, unity and the power of forgiveness? In the slideshow below, you will find video of his inaugural address, coverage by CBS News, photos of the great man, quotes and also a sampling of tweets to mark the 20th anniversary of this historic - and miraculous - occasion.
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