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See the only woman who became first lady of two different countries.

A first lady is the wife of the president of a country. She handles some affairs especially those concerning women affairs. It has never been heard of that a woman became the first lady of two different countries rather it might be possible that she became the first lady twice but this exceptional woman became the first lady of two different countries which is a record never broken till today.

This exceptional woman is Graca Machel. A 74 year old Mozambican politician and humanitarian .

Her first husband was the former president of Mozambique, Samora Machel whom she married in 1975 but later became a widow in 1986 when Samora died in a mysterious plane crash just inside the South African border.

Following the release of Nelson Mandela in 1990, Graca was usually seen around the freedom fighter and later on, their wedding took place on Mandela's 80th birthday on July 18th 1998 where they spent 15 years together before the anti apartheid hero died in 2013. This made her the only woman in the world to become the first lady of two different countries because she marries two exceptional men.

In her words, she said " It's not two leaders who fell in love with me, but two real people. I feel privileged that i have shared my life with two such exceptional men."

Here is a picture of her with her two husbands:

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She is a rare woman and she shows the real power of African women if they determine to get something done. Drop your opinions below let's get to talk about something.

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