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Death of the Thai king -- a nation mourns
Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving head of state, died in Bangkok on Oct. 13 after a prolonged illness at the age of 88. Thais wept at after the announcement of his passing. (Oct. 13, Bangkok)
A woman mourns the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej along the Grand Palace walls. (Oct. 16, Bangkok)
Buddhist monks walk in front of a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. (Oct. 16, Bangkok)
Volunteers dye clothing black for people who cannot afford to purchase mourning attire. (Oct. 20, Bangkok)
Commuters dressed in black and white, a symbol of mourning for the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyagej, make their way home in the evening rush hour. (Oct. 21, Bangkok)
Mourners gather outside of the Grand Palace to sing the royal anthem in honor of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. (Oct. 22, Bangkok)
Mourners place flowers outside the Grand Palace in honor of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. (Oct. 22, Bangkok)
A bank employee arranges commemorative 100 baht banknotes featuring the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the head office of Bangkok Bank. (Oct. 25, Bangkok)
Mourners enter the gate of the Grand Palace to pay respects to Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. (Oct. 29, Bangkok)
Mourners line up to enter the Grand Palace to pay respects in front of the golden urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. (Oct. 31, Bangkok)
Mourners from all over Thailand have gathered in Bangkok to pay their final respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last October after a 70-year reign.
Hundreds of thousands of Thais looked on in silence as the late king's funeral cortege made its way from the Grand Palace to a specially built crematorium at Sanam Luang, a large open area in front of the palace, early on Oct. 26.
Five days of funeral rites relating to the cremation conclude on Oct. 29, bringing to an end more than a year of national mourning.
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