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Israeli soldiers carry the coffin of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Monday in Jerusalem. Daniel Naupold /DPA/Landov hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Emily Harris reports on the funeral for Ariel Sharon

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Ariel Sharon, who was Israel's foreign minister in 1998, negotiated with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at the Wye River Plantation, Md. They reached a limited agreement, but Sharon refused to shake hands with Arafat, his life-long rival. This is one of the few photos showing them together. Israel Government Press Office/AP hide caption

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