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In pictures: Mandela's last day of lying in state prompts record number of mourners

Tens of thousands of people line up in Pretoria to pay their final respects to former South African president Nelson Mandela, who died Dec. 5, 2013, at the age of 95.

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People queue to catch a bus to see the body of Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday Dec. 13, 2013, where his casket is lying in state for the third day of three days of public viewing.

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People wait near a bus to pay their respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela in Pretoria December 13, 2013.

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Mourners wait in a bus at the entrance of the Union Buildings where former South African President Nelson Mandela lies in state in Pretoria December 13, 2013.

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People queue to catch a bus to see the body of Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday Dec. 13, 2013, where his casket is lying in state for the third day of three days of public viewing.

Themba Hadebe/AP

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South African soldiers are on stand-by at the entrance of the Union Buildings where former South African President Nelson Mandela lies in state in Pretoria December 13, 2013.

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Rwanda's President Paul Kagame (L) pays his respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela on the last day of Mandela's lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 13, 2013.

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