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World Dignitaries Honor Shimon Peres at Funeral

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres was remembered as scores of world leaders attended his funeral.

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A portrait of late Israeli President Shimon Peres is seen at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on Sept. 30. Peres died early Sept. 28, at the age of 93.

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The flag-draped coffin of Peres is carried by an honor guard at the start of his funeral ceremony at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem.

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Israeli soldiers stand at attention at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem during the Peres's funeral at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery.

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin places his hands on the casket of Peres as he takes the stage to speak during a memorial service.

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President Barack Obama offers a tissue to Chemi Peres, center, son of Shimon Peres, during the funeral ceremony.

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Yael Pedazur, who works at the Peres Center for Peace, mourns besides Peres's grave.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youths stand atop a wall near Mount Herzl cemetery before the start of the funeral ceremony.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the funeral.

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A grandson of Peres stands amid Knesset honor guards in front the grave of his grandfather.

PHOTOS: Lifelong Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres Dies

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