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Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius took the stand on Monday at his murder trial and said sorry to the parents, family and friends of slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

June Steenkamp, mother of slain model and law graduate Reeva Steenkamp, attends the trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday. The sprinter later took the stand and apologized for the "pain, sorrow and emptiness I've caused."DEAAN VIVIER / AFP - Getty Images