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In pictures: Reagan funeral
Funeral service in Washington National Cathedral
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Hundreds of guests and dignitaries gathered at Washington's National Cathedral to pay their last respects to Ronald Reagan.
Former US President George Bush (R) greets the UK's Prince Charles
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British royalty mixed with America's political elite at the send-off for a champion of the "special relationship".
Former presidents and their wives
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Three other former US presidents - Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Bill Clinton - were at the service.
Coffin passes through the cathedral
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The incumbent President, George W Bush, was there to eulogise his Republican peer.
Mikhail Gorbachev and Margaret Thatcher
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Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and UK ex-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were among the mourners.
US soldier in Bosnia fires a salute to honour Reagan on the day of his funeral
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American soldiers worldwide were also marking the funeral of their former commander-in-chief with salutes.
A Guard of Honour receives the remains of Ronald Reagan during an arrival ceremony at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, California
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The casket was later flown aboard a presidential jet to California.
A girl with a US flag waits for the motorcade carrying Reagan's casket
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Thousands lined up along the route to watch the motorcade taking Reagan's coffin to his library in Simi Valley.
Michael Reagan speaks during the internment ceremony
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In a highly emotional speech, Reagan's adopted son Michael paid final tributes to his father
Nancy Reagan is embraced by her children, Ron (left) and Patti (right) after the internment service
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Frail and visibly shaken Nancy Reagan was comforted by her children.
A military honour guard places the Reagan's casket onto the bier during the internment ceremony
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The sun set over the Pacific Ocean and Reagan's resting place, chosen by the former president himself.


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