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Mourners wait for the start of the funeral procession for Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before the Royal Cremation Ceremony in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Mourners wait for the start of the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before the Royal Cremation Ceremony in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
The Great Victory Royal Chariot is pulled by Thai army officials dressed in ancient uniforms. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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The Great Victory Royal Chariot is pulled by Thai army officials dressed in ancient uniforms. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Royal guards stand at the crematorium tower before the funeral procession. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Royal guards stand at the crematorium tower before the funeral procession. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
The Great Victory Royal Chariot is pulled by Thai army officials dressed in ancient uniforms in preparation for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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The Great Victory Royal Chariot is pulled by Thai army officials dressed in ancient uniforms in preparation for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners walk on a bridge as they wait for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Mourners walk on a bridge as they wait for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
The Royal Crematorium site for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Zoomed image is taken with slow shutter speed. 

REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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The Royal Crematorium site for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Zoomed image is taken with slow shutter speed. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Pictures of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej are seen in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Pictures of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej are seen in Bangkok. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Thai royal guards salute during a funeral rehearsal for late Thailand\u0027s King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Thai royal guards salute during a funeral rehearsal for late Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners queue as they arrive to attend the Royal Cremation ceremony.


 REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa
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Mourners queue as they arrive to attend the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
A devotee girl has her hair shaved by her father during a mass novice nun ordination ceremony to mark the first anniversary of late Thailand\u0027s King Bhumibol Adulyadej\u0027s death, at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A devotee girl has her hair shaved by her father during a mass novice nun ordination ceremony to mark the first anniversary of late Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej's death, at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
A woman holds the portrait of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej as mourners wait for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A woman holds the portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej as mourners wait for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners wait for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners wait for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Well-wishers offer alms to Buddhist monks to mark the first anniversary of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej\u0027s death at the Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa
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Well-wishers offer alms to Buddhist monks to mark the first anniversary of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's death at the Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
A policeman takes his position as mourners wait.


REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A policeman takes his position as mourners wait. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
The Royal Crematorium site for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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The Royal Crematorium site for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners wait to go through security check for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 



REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners wait to go through security check for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Officials take part during a funeral rehearsal for late Thailand\u0027s King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 

REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa
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Officials take part during a funeral rehearsal for late Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners wait just before the sunset to go through security check for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners wait just before the sunset to go through security check for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners walk in line as they arrive before the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 

REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa
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Mourners walk in line as they arrive before the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Thai devotees have their hair shaved by their family members during a mass novice nun ordination ceremony to mark the first anniversary of late Thailand\u0027s King Bhumibol Adulyadej\u0027s death, at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Thai devotees have their hair shaved by their family members during a mass novice nun ordination ceremony to mark the first anniversary of late Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej's death, at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
The Royal Crematorium site for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 

REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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The Royal Crematorium site for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners wait for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Mourners wait for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
A sleeping girl wears a pin with picture of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej as mourners wait for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A sleeping girl wears a pin with picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej as mourners wait for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
Mourners line up before the sunset to go through security check for tomorrow\u0027s Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand\u0027s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners line up before the sunset to go through security check for tomorrow's Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
A woman holds a picture of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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A woman holds a picture of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
A well-wisher holds up a portrait of late Thailand\u0027s King Bhumibol Adulyadej during his funeral rehearsal near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa
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A well-wisher holds up a portrait of late Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej during his funeral rehearsal near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT
A police officer stands guard in front of the Royal Crematorium site before a funeral rehearsal for late Thailand\u0027s King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 



REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A police officer stands guard in front of the Royal Crematorium site before a funeral rehearsal for late Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Oct 25, 2017 8:10 PM EDT

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