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Saturday, 4 August, 2001, 13:11 GMT 14:11 UK
In pictures: Queen Mother's 101st birthday
Thousands gathered outside Clarence House to cheer the Queen Mother on her 101st birthday.

She delighted crowds by touring in her electric buggy to accept gifts and flowers, despite her recent ill health.

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The Queen Mother was determined to greet the crowds

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But she was helped by her steward during a momentary stumble

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Crowds sang Happy Birthday as the royal buggy drove past

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The Queen Mother was plied with flowers and gifts

Town criers
Town criers also paid tribute to the 101-year-old

Queen Mother joined by family members
Members of the royal family joined in the celebrations

Well-wishers Terry Hutt and from Waltham Abbey with Jennifer Hawkins from Worthing
Fans who had queued for days were not disappointed

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