Jonathan Torgovnik’s photographs on assignment for TIME of people watching Nelson Mandela’s funeral on television in Alexandra township, in Johannesburg, one of the poorest urban areas in all of South Africa, on December 15, 2013. Residents shared their feelings and thoughts on beloved Madiba’s legacy on the day the former president was buried in his boyhood village, Qunu.

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Jonathan Torgovnik is a photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more about him and see his work on the Reportage Website.