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Crowds gather for Sihanouk's funeral

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PHNOM PENH - Tens of thousands of Cambodians gathered Friday for the start of a lavish funeral for revered former king Norodom Sihanouk, who towered over six tumultuous decades in his nation's history. 

Cambodians light candles for the late King Norodom Sihanouk in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh on January 31, 2013. The body of the late monarch, who died of a heart attack in Beijing in October, aged 89, was carried out of the royal palace before a procession through the capital that more than a million people are expected to witness.

The body of the late monarch, who died of a heart attack in Beijing in October, aged 89, was carried out of the royal palace before a procession through the capital that more than a million people are expected to witness.

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