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They were athletes and academics, businessmen and artists, beloved fathers and aunts of diverse backgrounds who met the same fate when Continental Airlines Flight 3407 operated by Colgan Air crashed into a home near Buffalo, New York on Thursday.

Portraits are emerging of the 50 people who died Thursday night. All 49 aboard the plane died, along with one person on the ground.

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CNN's Joe Sterling, Marylynn Ryan and Emanuella Grinberg contributed to this report.

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