Matt Ford’s photo has been retweeted more than 2,000 times and has scored 1,000 favorites and counting.

He shared a couple of other photos from the South African embassy in Washington, D.C.

Others also captured images of the shadow.


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U.S. politicians remember Nelson Mandela

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