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Almost 2,000 gather for Lac-Megantic memorial service

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A man plays Ave Maria on his trumpet in front of the Ste-Agnes Church, before the memorial service to honour the victims of the train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec July 27, 2013.

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Mourners cry as they enter Ste-Agnes Church for the memorial service to honour the victims of the train derailment in Lac Megantic, Que. July 27, 2013. About 50 people are believed to have died when a runaway train with 72 oil tanker cars crashed and exploded in the center of the Quebec lakeside town, although not all the bodies have yet been recovered.

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Police line up around Ste-Agnes Church during the memorial service to honour the victims of the train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Que.

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Governor General Daid Johnston, from the left, Quebec Premier Pauline Marois, Prime Minister Steven Harper and Lac-Megantic mayor Colette Roy-Laroche walk to a memorial service for victims of the Lac-Megantic, Que. train derailment explosion.

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Firefighters stand guard as they watch mourners enter Ste-Agnes Church for the memorial service to honour the victims of the train derailment in Lac Megantic, Quebec July 27, 2013.

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People pay their respects during a memorial ceremony at the Ste-Agnes Church.

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Pictures of missing victims are seen during the memorial ceremony

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Mourners stand with candles as they watch the memorial service to honour the victims of the train derailment on a large screen outside the church.

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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau stands with the crowds outside Sainte-Agnes Church to watch the memorial service to honour the victims of the train derailment in Lac Megantic, Que.

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Pierrette Turgeon Blanchet places a book containing the names of the dead on a stand.

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People watch a giant screen outside the Ste-Agnes church during a memorial service for the 47 victims of a train derailment explosion in Lac-Megantic, Que.

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People leave the memorial ceremony at the Ste-Agnes church.

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