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In pictures: Rolling Stones Sars concert
An estimated 450,000 people turned out for a rock concert in Toronto to boost the Canadian city recovering from its Sars crisis
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An estimated 450,000 people turned out for a concert in Toronto to boost the Canadian city recovering from its Sars crisis.
The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards and Mick Jagger
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Mick Jagger said he thought it was the biggest crowd he had ever played to.
Rolling Stones fans
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The band became heroes in the city, and were presented with golden keys to the city by the mayor.
Fan being squirted with water
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Temperatures reached almost 32C on the day.
Fan with a Sarstock Canadian flag
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The concert was dubbed "Sarstock" by fans and media.
Actors Dan Aykroyd, right, and Jim Belushi, who hosted the event
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Actors Dan Aykroyd, right, and Jim Belushi hosted the event. "We're bringing this city back," Belushi said.
AC/DC's Angus Young performs during the concert for SARS relief at Downsview Park in Toronto
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Australian rockers AC/DC were also on the bill - as were Justin Timberlake, Rush, The Guess Who and The Flaming Lips.
Rolling Stones fans
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Some fans turned up with the Stones' lips logo painted on their faces.
Portaloos at Downsview Park in Toronto
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Portaloos were lined up at the venue - a former military airbase - before the concert took place.
Fan crowd surfing
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Some fans waited outside the venue overnight, while others drove more than 600 miles.





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