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Michael Jackson laid to rest

Friends and family of Michael Jackson have paid their last respects to the singer at a funeral ceremony outside Los Angeles.

The service was due to begin at 0200 GMT at Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park but began more than an hour late.

His mother Katherine, sister Janet, his children and other relatives arrived in a motorcade of 31 vehicles.

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