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Only street with 2 Noble Peace Prize winners in the world

Who would've thought a dusty street full of ageing matchbox houses would raise 2 strong willed individuals who would one day become a significant part of the world and its history. Vilakazi street in Soweto is the original street former South African President Nelson Mandela and former Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu used to live a few doors from each other. Desmond Tutu and his wife still live there. Mandela's house is now a National Historical site and open to the public as a museum. Vilakazi Street is no longer dusty though. The gravel has been replaced by pavement and brick side-walks and the new neighbours include restaurants, bars and local craft sellers.

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