Venezuela mourns Hugo Chavez

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Supporters of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez shout slogans as they line up outside the military academy where a funeral ceremony will take place for him in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 8, 2013. At right, a Chavez supporter holds up a doll in his likeness.  Friday's funeral promises to be a final turn on the world stage for Chavez after 14 years in power, though in some ways the former paratrooper is not going anywhere: Venezuela announced Thursday that it would embalm his body and put it on permanent display. Chavez died on March 5 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer. He was 58. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A sea of sobbing, heartbroken humanity jammed Venezuela's main military academy on March 8, 2012 for one final glimpse at Hugo Chavez, waiting for hours under the twinkling stars and the searing Caribbean sun to file past his coffin.

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