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Image: Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej Dies At 88

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Thailand Mourns King Bhumibol

In the wake of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's death, Thais are expressing their grief. The world's longest-reigning monarch, died on Oct.13.

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Image: Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies at age 88

A Thai well-wisher mourns with a portrait of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej ahead of a procession to transport the king's body outside Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 14, 2016. King Bhumibol, the world's longest reigning monarch, died at the age of 88 on Oct. 13, 2016.

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A Thai well-wisher, wearing pins with pictures of the royal family, prays for Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's at the Siriraj Hospital on Oct. 13.

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A Thai well-wisher weeps next to a picture of the King Bhumibol Adulyadej as she waits for the procession to move the body of the King on Oct. 14. 

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Thai well-wishers hold Thai Baht banknotes with pictures of the King Bhumibol Adulyadej as they wait for the procession to move the body of the King outside of the Siriraj Hospital on Oct. 14. King Bhumibol was widely revered.

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Thai women cry and mourn as they hear the news of the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej. A Royal Palace statement, issued in Bangkok, stated that King Bhumibol, the world's longest-serving head of state and the longest-reigning monarch, had died on Oct 13 .

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A woman passes out after the official statement announcing the death of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct. 13.

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People mourn after an announcement that Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej had died on Oct. 13. His reign lasted 70 years, so most Thais have known no other king in their lifetime.

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A man buys a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, following his passing in Bangkok on Oct. 14.

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Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn looks out from a van as a motorcade transports the body of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the Bangkok hospital to the Grand Palace on Oct. 14, 2016.

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Thai people heading to attend royal bathing ceremony at The Grand Palace on Oct.14, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha made a statement Thailand would hold a one-year mourning period as the Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn confirmed that he would perform his duty as heir to the throne.

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The convoy of vehicles carrying the body of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej crosses the Pin Klao bridge as it travels towards the Grand Palace in Bangkok on Oct. 2016.

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People mourn for Thailand's late King at the Grand Palace on Oct. 14, 2016.

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People react to the death of the King at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on Oct. 13. Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died after a long illness, ending a remarkable seven-decade reign and leaving a divided people bereft of a towering and rare figure of unity.

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People carry away a picture of the late King through a streak of fading sunlight, as thousands line the streets during the procession of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's body to his palace in Bangkok on Oct. 14. His death will plunge the coup-stricken country into more uncertainty as it maps its way back to some degree of civilian rule.

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