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Google Honors Nelson Mandela With Doodle On His 96th Birthday
Google is remembering and honoring the late Nelson Mandela, who passed away on December 5, 2013. His birthday is today, the first birthday after his death, and to honor Nelson Mandela, Google has a special Google Doodle.
The Doodle is a video showcasing some of what he believed in and contributed to the world. Here is a video capture of the Doodle:
Google Doodler, Katy Wu, helped design and come up with the concept behind this Doodle. She told her story about the Doodle explaining:
Something that stood out to me about Nelson Mandela was his eloquent way with words. I thought his words gave a great insight into the kind of man he was, so I wanted to focus the creative direction of the doodle on his quotes against a backdrop of the history of South Africa.