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Spending most of his adult years studying mutation at Oxford University, Professor Charles Xavier who himself was a secret mutant telepath formed the legendary X-Men to protect a world that hates and fears them. attachment_id=3269952Link Nelson Mandela, photographed in Johannesburg in 2010, smiles broadly as he holds a copy of his just-published book "Conversations with Myself," with a foreword written by President Barack Obama. attachment_id=3270053Link A group of schoolchildren participates in a program at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on the eve of Mandela Day on July 17, 2011. PHOTOGRAPH BY: Debbie Yazbek / European Pressphoto Agency
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Turning his father's estate into Professor Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, Charles's earliest student was young Jean Grey, only twelve years old when her mental powers manifested.
After years of preparation, Charles decided that it was time to recruit the young mutants whom he had been keeping track of as anti-mutant hysteria hit its peak.
attachment_id=8837741Link Mandela, standing behind Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, joins a royal gathering at St. 31, 2002, to mark the centenary of the Order of Merit. The lecture coincided with Mandela's 85th birthday. attachment_id=8837047Link Nelson Mandela holds the Jules Rimet World Cup at FIFA headquarters after South Africa won the right to host the 2010 World Cup finals, the first to be played in Africa, on May 15, 2004 PHOTOGRAPH BY: Franck Fife / AFP/Getty Images
President Bill Clinton shakes hands with former South African President Nelson Mandela during the inaugural Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Johannesburg Civic Centre, on July 19, 2003.