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Mourning Continues for Cambodia's 'King Father'

Cambodians entered a second day of mourning Tuesday for their revered former king Norodom Sihanouk, as preparations were made to return his body from China. Tearful mourners placed a small wreath outside the royal palace in the Cambodian capital and offered prayers for the man they called "King-Father," who died of a heart attack in Beijing Monday.
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Cambodians pray in front of the main gate of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk, October 15, 2012.
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Cambodians pray in front of the main gate of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk, October 15, 2012.

Cambodian family members ride on a motorbike as they head back from their home village, passing by portraits of former King Norodom Sihanouk, left, and his wife Queen Monineath, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, October 15, 2012.
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Cambodian family members ride on a motorbike as they head back from their home village, passing by portraits of former King Norodom Sihanouk, left, and his wife Queen Monineath, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, October 15, 2012.

A Cambodian woman prays in front of the main gate of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk, October 15, 2012.
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A Cambodian woman prays in front of the main gate of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk, October 15, 2012.

Monineath Sihanouk, wife of former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk, sits on the backseat of a car upon arrival at a hospital where the king received treatment, in Beijing, China, October 15, 2012.
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Monineath Sihanouk, wife of former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk, sits on the backseat of a car upon arrival at a hospital where the king received treatment, in Beijing, China, October 15, 2012.

Former Cambodian king, Norodom Sihanouk, center left, greets well-wishers before his departure for China from Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia, in this September 2, 2006 file photo.
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Former Cambodian king, Norodom Sihanouk, center left, greets well-wishers before his departure for China from Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia, in this September 2, 2006 file photo.

Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk greets well-wishers upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia, in this May 26, 2006, file photo.
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Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk greets well-wishers upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia, in this May 26, 2006, file photo.

In this October 20, 2004 file photo, Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk, left, introduces his son and successor, King Norodom Sihamoni upon their arrival at Phnom Penh airport, in Cambodia.
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In this October 20, 2004 file photo, Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk, left, introduces his son and successor, King Norodom Sihamoni upon their arrival at Phnom Penh airport, in Cambodia.

Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk bids goodby to a Buddhist monk at a temple in Siem Reap, in northern Cambodia, on September 1, 1997.
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Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk bids goodby to a Buddhist monk at a temple in Siem Reap, in northern Cambodia, on September 1, 1997.

Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk is greeted by Buddhist nuns at a temple in Siem Reap on September 1, 1997.
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Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk is greeted by Buddhist nuns at a temple in Siem Reap on September 1, 1997.

Cambodian students hold portraits of former King Norodom Sihanouk, right, King Norodom Sihamoni, and flowers during an Independence Day celebration at the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011.
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Cambodian students hold portraits of former King Norodom Sihanouk, right, King Norodom Sihamoni, and flowers during an Independence Day celebration at the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011.

Then Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk stands beside flowers given by the Chinese government during a meeting with Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo (not seen) in Beijing, October 30, 2006.
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Then Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk stands beside flowers given by the Chinese government during a meeting with Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo (not seen) in Beijing, October 30, 2006.

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