A mourner holds the portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej:   December 5th, 1927-October 13th, 2016. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

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The  funeral procession motorcade of Muhammad Ali on Grand Avenue in front of Ali’s childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Ty Wright/Getty Images

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