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Desmond Tutu's 80th birthday dance

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Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu dances with the Soweto Gospel Choir during the launch of his book 'Tutu: The Authorised Portrait' at the St Georges Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa on Oct. 6. Tutu celebrates his 80th birthday on Friday Oct. 7.

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Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu kisses Irish singer Bono after his speech at the launch of his book 'Tutu: The Authorised Portrait' at the St Georges Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, on Oct. 6.

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Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu touches the nose of a portrait by Igshaan Adams and a group of Philani artists given to him at the launch of the book 'Tutu: The Authorised Portrait' at the St Georges Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa on Oct. 6.

 South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu energetically celebrated his 80th birthday at St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town. As part of the festivities, Tutu was serenaded by U2's Bono and danced with the Soweto Gospel Choir. The celebrations were timed to coincide with the launch of his biography "Tutu: The Authorized Portrait." Fellow Nobel Peace Laureate, the Dalai Lama was invited to attend the ceremonies, but South Africa failed to issue him a visa in time.

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