Cubans Mourn, Pay Final Respects to Fidel Castro

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People line the street in Santa Clara, Cuba as the remains of former Cuban President Fidel Castro pass by on their cross-country journey from Havana to Santiago de Cuba on Dec. 1, 2016. Castro, the revolutionary leader who brought communism to his island nation in 1959, died Nov. 25 at 90.
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A boy holds a photograph of former Cuban President Fidel Castro and Camilo Cienfuegos after watching Castro's remains pass by during their four-day journey across the country Dec. 1, 2016 in Maja, Cuba.
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People wait for the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro during a funeral procession that retraces the path of Castro's triumphant march into Havana nearly six decades ago in Esperanza, Cuba, Nov. 30, 2016.
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Student Duame Sotolongo, left, and pharmacist Maria Despaine, pose for a photo as they wait in line to pay tribute to the late Fidel Castro near Revolution Plaza, in Havana, Cuba, Nov. 28, 2016. "I'm feeling very nostalgic right now. Fidel could be my grandfather," said Sotolongo.
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Children hold hands as they wait for the funeral procession carrying Fidel Castro's ashes in Esperanza, Cuba, Nov. 30, 2016. Castro's ashes have begun a four-day journey, retracing the path of his triumphant march into Havana nearly six decades ago, to their final resting place in the eastern city of Santiago. The sign reads in Spanish "Until forever Commander."
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Fidel Castro's brother Martin Castro, 87, sits in his home surrounded by neighbors and other relatives in Biran, in the eastern province of Holguin, Cuba, Nov. 29, 2016. Martin remembers the late Cuban leader as a restless child who enjoyed horse riding and hunting in the mountains near his hometown of Biran. Martin says he doesn't much like to travel so he didn't see Fidel very often, but he's grateful to see Cubans across the island paying tribute to his brother.
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Yoalli Aleida of Mexico City cries during a public tribute where several hundred people gathered to honor late Cuban President Fidel Castro, outside the Cuban Embassy in Mexico City, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. Aleida said the death of "an icon of hope for Latin America" left her feeling "desolation and uncertainty." Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule of Cuba, died at age 90 in Cuba late Friday afternoon.
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Thousands wait in line to pay their last respects to the late Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
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A woman walks past a photo of the late Fidel Castro at a memorial to honor him in Guanabacoa on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
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A couple watches images of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on TV in Havana, on Nov. 26, 2016, the day after he died aged 90. One of the world's longest-serving rulers and modern history's most singular characters, Castro defied 11 US administrations and hundreds of assassination attempts.
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A woman kisses an image of the late Fidel Castro as she waits in line with thousands to enter Revolution Square for the start of week-long services bidding farewell to the man who ruled the country for nearly half a century, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
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An honor guard fires off 21-gun salutes to mark the start of services paying tribute to the late Fidel Castro, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Uniformed troops fired artillery pieces at 9 a.m. from the Morro fort in Havana and from a fort in the eastern city of Santiago.
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A woman holds an image of the late Fidel Castro as she waits in line to pay her final respects to the late leader, in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
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A woman weeps as she pays her final respects to the late leader Fidel Castro at Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. The plaza will be the site of two days of tributes to Castro. The former Cuban leader's remains will be brought to the square on Monday.
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Mourners hold pictures of Fidel Castro as they wait to pay their last respects to the late leader at Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Tribute sites are set up in hundreds of places across the country to bid farewell Castro, who died on Nov. 25 at age 90.
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A man walks his daughter from school past a mural of the late Fidel Castro, flanked by a quote from Castro that says in Spanish: "Fight against the impossible and overcome" in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Some Cubans fondly remember Castro for his personal involvement in the daily problems of individual citizens, while others say he created a leader-dependent autocracy that remains virtually immobile without direct commands from the president.
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A woman cries as she visits a memorial in honor of the late Fidel Castro in Guanabacoa on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
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