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A picture of former Czech President Vaclav Havel lay among candles and floral tributes as people gathered in Prague on Thursday to honor him.
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December 23, 2011 The one-time dissident who went on to be his country's president, "spent his life removing chains of oppression, standing up for the downtrodden, and advancing the tenets of democracy and freedom," says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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